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 [email protected] subscribe to Pepe Escobar's feed

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.