World Affairs

The G20’s Balinese geopolitical dance – Escobar

November 17, 2022 0

by Pepe Escobar for the Asia Times and the Saker blog, posted by permission Balinese culture, a perpetual exercise in sophisticated subtlety, makes no distinction between the secular and the supernatural – sekala and niskala. Sekala is […]

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Stockman: “We’re Not Useful Idiots!”

February 18, 2022 0

Honest injun. We’re not useful idiots here at Contra Corner! We do think, however, that the entire Ukrainian crisis is a Washington-confected con job. And we came to that conclusion without relying on a single scrap […]


Light It Up!

January 11, 2022 0

We are at a strange pass in The Saga of Covid. It seems the spikey virus wants to leave center stage… is weary of all the attention… wants to fade into the eternal parade of microorganisms […]

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Putin, Crusaders and Barbarians

March 2, 2021 0

Civilized NATO might want to rethink picking a fight with the lateral heirs of the Great Khan By PEPE ESCOBAR Moscow is painfully aware that the US/NATO “strategy” of containment of Russia is already reaching fever […]


Western Zero-Sum Geopolitics is a Dead-End

October 4, 2019 0

The US and its Western allies are creating more international tensions and instability in a futile bid to carve the globe into “spheres of interest” and “exclusivity”. That’s the way Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov […]

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The Earthquake in International Alliances

October 22, 2018 0

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at (UPDATE about the Khashoggi case, posted at end.) America’s international alliances are transforming in fundamental ways. The likelihood of World War III is increasing, and has been increasing ever since 2012 […]