Caspian Deal Highlights Shift in Azerbaijan

Caspian Deal Highlights Shift in Azerbaijan

TOM LUONGO As the US/Turkish relationship deteriorates it is having spillover effects around the region. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s continued defiance of US’s demands have placed Turkey in the cross-hairs of a vicious hybrid-war attack on the country’s fragile economic foundation. So, I find it very interesting that during the week of the greatest…

China will not fall into the ‘Thucydides Trap’ with India
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China will not fall into the ‘Thucydides Trap’ with India

President Xi Jinping projects China as a ‘benevolent power’ but at the Raisina Dialogue in Delhi the ‘Quad’ nations lined up against him By Pepe Escobar The West’s notions of history and geography between Europe and Asia, are drenched in myriad cultural implications and can be traced back to ‘The Romance of Alexander’. This is a collection…

Polar Silk Road: Why Russia’s Northern Sea Route is the Best Option for China
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Polar Silk Road: Why Russia’s Northern Sea Route is the Best Option for China

Russia’s Northern Sea Route emerges as the best option for Beijing’s “Polar Silk Road” project, RIA Novosti contributor Dmitry Lekukh underscores. Besides developing the secure transit routes along the Russian Arctic and Far East, Moscow and Beijing are likely to bolster the exploration of natural reserves in the region, he noted. China’s newly announced “Polar…

Karzai warns Afghans and neighbors to resist ‘US agenda’
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Karzai warns Afghans and neighbors to resist ‘US agenda’

Karzai is confident that Afghans and regional stakeholders support his crusade against the “American agenda” in Afghanistan, which he describes as an attempt to create disharmony among nations By Ruchi Kumar   Three years since he left office, the presence of former president Hamid Karzai still lingers in the corridors of Afghan politics. The fact…

The Eurasian Century Is NOW Unstoppable
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The Eurasian Century Is NOW Unstoppable

The transfer of the geopolitical center of gravity to Eurasia is something the West will have to get used to   William Engdahl is strategic risk consultant and lecturer, he holds a degree in politics from Princeton University and is a best-selling author on oil and geopolitics, “New Eastern Outlook” I recently returned from a fascinating two week speaking tour…

Why the New Silk Roads Terrify Washington
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Why the New Silk Roads Terrify Washington

By Pepe Escobar Global Research, October 12, 2016 RT News 7 October 2016 The original source of this article is RT News Copyright © Pepe Escobar, RT News, 2016 Almost six years ago, President Putin proposed to Germany ‘the creation of a harmonious economic community stretching from Lisbon to Vladivostok.’ This idea represented an immense…

Silk Road of 21 st century: “One belt, one road”
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Silk Road of 21 st century: “One belt, one road”

  By Zivadin Jovanovic, Chairman of the Belgrade Forum for a World of Equals   Beginning of March I have returned from China where I participated in the International Silk Road Think Tank conference, held in the Chinese Municipality of Shenzhen. The Belt and Road Initiative refers to the proposal by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013. There were 80 think tank participants from about 50 countries of…