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Pepe Escobar

Pepe Escobar

Pepe Escobar
Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia. Born in Brazil, he's been a foreign correspondent since 1985, and has lived in London, Paris, Milan, Los Angeles, Washington, Bangkok and Hong Kong. Even before 9/11 he specialized in covering the arc from the Middle East to Central and East Asia, with an emphasis on Big Power geopolitics and energy wars. He is the author of 'Globalistan' (Nimble Books, 2007), 'Red Zone Blues' (Nimble Books, 2007), 'Obama does Globalistan' (Nimble Books, 2009) and a contributing editor for a number of other books, including the upcoming 'Crossroads of Leadership: Globalization and the New American Century in the Obama Presidency' (Routledge). When not on the road, he alternates between Sao Paulo, New York, London, Bangkok and Hong Kong.
‘New asylum way for Snowden’ after US blunders with Morales skyjacking
‘New asylum way for Snowden’ after US blunders with Morales skyjacking
By grounding Bolivian President’s plane Europe has united South America against the US – and opened new prospects for asylum seeking Snowden, believes the international affairs analyst Pepe Escobar. July 05, 2013 07:54
God bless the 'United Stasi of America' God bless the 'United Stasi of America'
This Fourth of July has been brought to you by the 'United Stasi of America'. Forget the 4th Amendment. Yes, we are watching you. All of you. All over the world. All the time. But it’s for your own good. July 04, 2013 10:52
Brazil burning: The story of an illusion gone sour Brazil burning: The story of an illusion gone sour
Protests in Brazil indicate what goes way, way beyond a cheap bus fare. June 20, 2013 16:58
Centrifugal force puts spin on Iran presidential election Centrifugal force puts spin on Iran presidential election
No question: the 11th presidential election in the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) this Friday is going to be a cliffhanger. June 13, 2013 09:42
The Pentagon pivoting dance The Pentagon pivoting dance
When Pentagon head Chuck Hagel dropped into Southeast Asia this past weekend to spin Washington’s pivoting, no one was exactly expecting a Moses-like moment. June 07, 2013 05:24
The entire globe is a battlefield  for Pentagon The entire globe is a battlefield for Pentagon
Forget it; the Global War on Terror (GWOT) is not becoming more “democratic” – or even transparent. May 24, 2013 10:57
Syria: A global dance of diplomacy Syria: A global dance of diplomacy
It’s tempting to assume Israel’s bombing of Syria may have led geopolitical players to start behaving as adults. May 09, 2013 10:25
‘Israel is Obama’s fall-back plan for Syria’
‘Israel is Obama’s fall-back plan for Syria’
Those who think Israel carried out strikes against Syria without consulting the US should ‘go back to kindergarten’. Obama’s strategy of different tactics only has one aim – which is not peace in Syria, Asia Times correspondent Pepe Escobar says. May 06, 2013 04:41
The lone arrangers: Spain deflects austerity attention on ‘jihadis’ The lone arrangers: Spain deflects austerity attention on ‘jihadis’
With the arrest of a young Algerian, allegedly a cyber-jihadi, Spain is the first Western country to follow the new paradigm of the War on Terror after Boston: the hunt is on for the Lone Wolf. May 01, 2013 12:26

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