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Terrorism as Pretext for Intervention in Middle East

By Nauman SADIQ (Pakistan)

Thursday, June 9, 2016

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Terrorism as Pretext for Intervention in Middle East

In order to understand the hype surrounding the phenomena of Islamic radicalism and terrorism, we need to understand the prevailing global economic order and its prognosis. What the pragmatic economists have forecast about the free market capitalism has turned out to be true; whether we like it or not. A kind of global economic entropy […]

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The Constitutional Coup-Color Revolution Two-Step In Brazil

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Monday, April 25, 2016

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The Constitutional Coup-Color Revolution Two-Step In Brazil

Brazil is in the midst of a prolonged regime change operation, as documented step-by-step by Pepe Escobar in his articles for Sputnik, RT, and the Strategic Culture Foundation. The author’s intent isn’t to get into the situational specifics of each and every detail behind the US’ techniques, but to provide a general overview of the […]

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BRICS, multipolarity and membership: the 100-200 million club

By Kristian GIRLING (UK)

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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BRICS, multipolarity and membership: the 100-200 million club

Introduction Since 2010 the BRICS grouping has developed as a focus of organisation among emerging regional and international powers. That it has come to in existence is indicative of a broader shift towards a multipolar world in international affairs. The success of BRICS so far other than as a novel attempt at reorientation of states […]

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A Caspian Canal? Not So Fast…

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Monday, April 11, 2016

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A Caspian Canal? Not So Fast…

Alternative media outlets have been enthusiastically sharing the news that the almost mythical plans for a trans-Iranian Caspian Canal are once more inching towards reality, eagerly welcoming such a move as being in all of the Caspian States’ ultimate self-interest. As true as that is in pertinence to the economic front and even somewhat to […]

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Indian Ocean As A Prize Or Crisis Of Multipolarity? (III)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

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Indian Ocean As A Prize Or Crisis Of Multipolarity? (III)

The Chinese-Indian Cold War Of 2015 It’s politically taboo to speak about it in the global media for a variety of reasons and respective interests, but China and India have been engaged in a very dynamic Cold War since at least the beginning of this year. The earlier-described rivalry over the Indian Ocean states is […]

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Indian Ocean As A Prize Or Crisis Of Multipolarity? (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

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Indian Ocean As A Prize Or Crisis Of Multipolarity? (II)

The Chinese-Indian Competition Over The Indian Ocean Islands (Please read Part I before this article) There should be no doubt among objective observers that the assassination and violent coup plots in the Maldives are predicated on returning Nasheed to power, but the context behind these events extends well past the island chain and into the […]

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Indian Ocean As A Prize Or Crisis Of Multipolarity? (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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Indian Ocean As A Prize Or Crisis Of Multipolarity? (I)

State Of Emergency In The Maldives The tropical paradise and world-famous tourist destination of the Maldives has been put under a month-long state of emergency over fears that a violent regime change scenario is about to commence. The tiny but geographically disperse Indian Ocean archipelago sits along a key maritime transit route linking the expanding […]

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Summer of Summits and Russia’s Grand Geo-Economic Strategy (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Monday, September 7, 2015

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Summer of Summits and Russia’s Grand Geo-Economic Strategy (I)

While Western pundits have been busy building the myth of “Russian isolation” all throughout the summer, the country itself has been busy hosting four major forums and summits that absolutely refute the mainstream media’s false narrative. The Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), BRICS Summit, SCO Summit, and the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) have each […]

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Polar Reorientation In the Mideast (US-Iran)? (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, August 14, 2015

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Polar Reorientation In the Mideast (US-Iran)? (II)

(Please read Part I before this article) The second part of the article series speaks upon the Russian-Saudi relationship that’s emerging in the Mideast, and it proves that it’s really not all that surprising in retrospect when one considers the motivating factors (energy, ISIL, and the Iranian deal) that affect both sides. US-Saudi Energy Scheme […]

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Macedonian media: We already have two inroads with BRICS

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Monday, July 27, 2015

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Macedonian media: We already have two inroads with BRICS

We are publishing exclusive English translation of the interview given by our regular correspondent Andrew Korybko to the Macedonian edition “NetPress” on the failed coup d’etat in the country, US policy in the Balkans, Greek crisis and its regional implications, as well as alternative development models proposed by BRICS and other non-Western integration mechanisms to […]

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The Silk Road Stretches To South America

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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The Silk Road Stretches To South America

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is visiting South America, and it’s expected that he’ll formalize its regional version of the Silk Road, the Twin Ocean Railroad, during his trip. This far-reaching project endeavors to construct a 5,300 km railroad from Brazil to Peru, traversing some of the world’s most difficult and sensitive terrain. Along the way, […]

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China and Its Economic and Geopolitical Eurasian Strategy

By Gulam Asgar MITHA (Canada)

Saturday, March 7, 2015

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China and Its Economic and Geopolitical Eurasian Strategy

“….in the meantime it is imperative that no Eurasian challenger (to the US) emerges capable of dominating Eurasia and thus also of challenging America.” Zbigniew Brzezinski, The Grand Chessboard, April 1997 For several decades and centuries, the European and Asian colonial powers fought among themselves for control of foreign lands, cultures (predominantly language and religion) […]

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