Stories by Pepe Escobar

Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times. His latest book is "Obama Does Globalistan (Nimble Books, 2009)." He may be reached at subscribe to Pepe Escobar's feed

Posted on: Jul 23, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

Washington will reflect a fear of the increasing strategic depth Russia and China are developing economically.

Posted on: May 29, 2015, Source: Asia Times

The South China Sea exceptionalist adventurism could alarmingly get out of hand.

Posted on: May 20, 2015, Source: Asia Times

Welcome to the New (Silk) World Order.

Posted on: May 4, 2015, Source: Asia Times

It signals an evolving Eurasian missile shield deployed against Pentagon/NATO ballistic plans.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2015, Source: Asia Times

Eurasia as we knew it is dead.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

A view from Beijing of an economy still staggeringly on the rise.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2015, Source: Asia Times

Tough to know who exactly was behind this, but it's easier to predict who gains.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

As Washington “pivots” to Asia, China does the Eurasian pirouette.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2014, Source: Asia Times

The nations' symbiosis/strategic partnership visibly expands on energy, finance and, also inevitably, on the military technology front.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2014, Source: Tom Dispatch

A Beijing-Moscow-Berlin alliance is cooking.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2014, Source: Asia Times

From protecting ExxonMobil and Chevron to double bombing in Syraq -- no wonder the Return of the Living (Neo-Con) Dead are so excited.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2014, Source: Asia Times

Western powers decide to dump Gaza and instead sanction Russia - again!

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014, Source: Asia Times

With all the unrest in Iraq between different ethnic groups, it's looking more like the country is transforming itself into Jihad Central.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2014, Source: Asia Times

ISIS is the perfect tool to keep the Global War on Terror in Enduring Freedom Forever mode.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2014, Source: Asia Times

The likely solution to the crisis is the one favored by Russia: autonomy for eastern and southern Ukraine.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2014, Source: Asia Times

Europe might want to act tough, but Russia holds too many cards.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2014, Source: Asia Times

Europe's dependency on Russian energy supplies make for an easy target in response to U.S. moves.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2014, Source: Asia Times

The world watches as neo-Nazis take over Ukraine, with E.U. funding.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2014, Source: Asia Times

Is anybody paying attention?

Posted on: Mar 6, 2014, Source: Asia Times

U.S. exceptionalism at its most naked and hypocritical, while the power players let the besieged country burn.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2014, Source: Asia Times

The roots of the enmity between the Islamic Republic and the U.S. lie in the 1979 revolt that overthrew the Shah.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2014, Source: Asia Times

America's long arm tries to foist a coup on Ukraine to oust its pro-Russian leader.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2014, Source: Asia Times

Masters of the Universe are flocking to tell it on the mountain this week.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2014, Source: Asia Times

The wisdom Machiavelli is waiting for someone to make great use of it.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2013, Source: Asia Times

A tectonic shift in the geopolitical map could occur next year, with Iran finally emerging as the real superpower in Southwest Asia.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2013, Source: Asia Times

Erik Prince, a young millionaire US patriot with a Navy SEAL background, invests in a badass private army start-up to literally become the "Prince of War."

Posted on: Nov 26, 2013, Source: Asia Times

Could the U.S. Congress, backed by Israel and the Wahhabists, impose new sanctions to scuttle diplomacy with Iran?

Posted on: Oct 17, 2013, Source: Asia Times

China says a new international reserve currency should be created to replace the dominant US dollar.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2013, Source: Asia Times

President Obama's canceled trip to the APEC summit leaves the Chinese president basking in center stage glow.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2013, Source: Asia Times

Dick Cheney must feel vindicated; the West is finally consolidating his ‘vision’ of Al-Qaeda as a mercenary shadow army disguised as global Terror Inc.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2013, Source: Asia Times

The spoilers--Israel and Saudi Arabia--will work hard to scuttle any chance of reconciliation between the U.S. and Iran.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2013, Source: Asia Times

Russia throws a lifeline to save Barack Obama from his self-spun "red line" on Syria, but nothing's over yet.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2013, Source: Asia Times

President Barack Obama is being led to intervention by the Israel lobby, the House of Saud and the industrial-military-security complex.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2013, Source: Asia Times

The Egyptian crisis is the latest battleground for regional and global powers seeking to push their own agendas.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2013, Source: Asia Times

Internationally, the big winners are Saudi Arabia, Israel, and – who else – the Pentagon, the Egyptian army’s pimp. Domestically, there's a new boss in town.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2013, Source: Asia Times

Washington became powerless to do anything to the NSA whistleblower after Russia granted him asylum.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2013, Source: Asia Times

PRISM's Dark Side of the Moon-ish logo expresses the military's ultimate wet dream: 'Full spectrum dominance' over all of us.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2013, Source: Asia Times

The plan to destroy one of Istanbul's last green spaces is part of a globally tested neoliberal plan to clear the way for economic enrichment at the top.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2013, Source: Asia Times

From Washington's Asian "pivot", to regime change in Iran, to Western fear of China, to the growth of neo-fascism in Europe and the pauperization of the Western middle class.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2013, Source: Al Jazeera English

A look behind the rhetorical war games between Washington and Pyongyang.