Pepe Escobar

Pepe Escobar is the author of Globalistan: How the Globalized World is Dissolving into Liquid War (Nimble Books, 2007), Red Zone Blues: a snapshot of Baghdad during the surge and Obama does Globalistan (Nimble Books, 2009).  His latest book is Empire of ChaosHe may be reached at

Playing Algorithm ’n Blues

China Ups the Game in the South China Sea

Made in China: G20 and its Geoeconomic Significance

The G20 Meets in Tech Hub Hangzhou, China, At an Extremely Tense Geopolitical

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff, a Woman of Honor, Confronts Senate of Scoundrels

While Beijing and Manila Talk, Washington Spoiling for a Fight

Say Hello to Southeast Asia’s New Silk Roads

Is War Inevitable in the South China Sea?

The Real Secret of the South China Sea

The Attempted Coup in Turkey: Hell Hath No Fury Like a Teflon Sultan

Between a Rock and a Hard (South China) Place

The Three Harpies are Back!

Goodbye to All That: Why the UK Left the EU

Beijing Goes Mobile in the South China Sea

All Hail the Queen of Exceptionalistan

A Hellfire from Heaven won’t Smash the Taliban

Hillary Clinton: A Major Gold-Digging Liability

Is China a House of Cards?

Dilma Out: Brazilian Plutocracy Sets 54 Million Votes on Fire

Hillary Clinton, the Conveniently Negligent Queen

NATO on Trade, in Europe and Asia, is Doomed

The Calm Before the Coming Global Storm

Hillary: Wall Street’s Golden Girl

Hybrid War Hyenas Tear Brazil Apart

Hillary’s “I’m Not a Crook” Moment

All Quiet on the Eurasian Front

China Is Already Living in 2020

Brazil, like Russia, Under Attack by Hybrid War

Brazil’s Revolution Starting to Reveal its True Colors

‘Prime Minister’ Lula: The Brazilian Game-Changer

The Brazilian Earthquake

Europe’s Slow Motion Debacle

The New Silk Roads and the Rise of the ‘Chinese Dream’

A Dose of Dadaism to Call the Sultan/Saudi Bluff

It Takes a Greek to Save Europa

Silk Dragon Takes Persian Road

Planet of Fear

The Afghan Puzzle

You Want War? Russia is Ready for War

Syria Shatters Pentagon Dream

Syria: Ultimate Pipelineistan War

How Russia is Smashing the Turkish Game in Syria

Will Chess, Not Battleship, Be the Game of the Future in Eurasia?

In the Fight Against ISIS, Russia Ain’t Taking No Prisoners

The Pentagon’s Empire of Whining

What’s the Big Deal Between Russia and the Saudis?

The Caliph at the Gates of Vienna

Dr. Strangelove (Gen. Philip Breedlove) is Naked

Say Hello to My Cruise Missiles

The NATO-Russia Face Off in Syria

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