World Affairs

Putin and Xi top the G6+1

June 12, 2018 0

by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with the Asia Times by special agreement with the author) East vs. West: the contrast between the “dueling summits” this weekend was something for the history books. All hell broke loose at the G6+1, […]

World Affairs

As G-7 Fractures In Canada, Putin Meets Xi In China

June 8, 2018 0

by Tyler Durden While President Trump insults his erstwhile foreign partners in a colorful twitter tirade ahead of a G-7 (or rather, G-6+1) summit in Quebec, exposing the very real fragmentation of longtime western partnerships as the US […]

Tyranny

The Magnificent (G)Seven

June 2, 2017 0

by Jimmie Moglia Of course they are anything but magnificent. And I wonder how many have concluded that these high-profile meetings among potentates are but occasions for taxpayer-paid and unspeakably luxurious vacations. Lodgings suitable to […]

Government

G7, The Summit of Western Hypocrisy

May 31, 2016 0

The G7 meetings, which were originally little more than simple informal conversations between the Western leaders, flirted for a while with the idea of becoming a world governement before falling back to organising a sort […]