Video: Pepe Escobar: Obama starts Syria war to deviate from Snowden scandal

June 14, 2013 — NeelamTv

CIA whistle blower Edward Snowden has reportedly been stopped from flying to the UK. The man who lifted the lid on America’s secret surveillance activities is being pursued by Washington. For his latest revelation, he told a Hong Kong newspaper that the U.S. repeatedly hacks into Chinese computer networks. For more about the leaks and Snowden’s future we’re now joined live by Pepe Escobar, a roving correspondent for the Asia Times.

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NATO aims for a Nobel war prize By Pepe Escobar

13 December 2012Asia Times

The European Union (EU), this Monday in Oslo, received the Nobel Peace Prize for advancing peace, reconciliation, democracy and human rights. 

How exciting. Look at the cast selected to receive the award; the spectacularly useless Herman van Rompuy (president of the European Council); the spectacularly mediocre Jose Manuel Barroso (president of the European Commission); and non-entity Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament. The Rolling Stones may be geriatric, but at least they still know how to work a crowd. 

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Video: Chemical Hype Behind Patriot Games on Syria Border By grtv

5 December 2012 —  grtv

NATO foreign ministers have approved the deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey. Ankara had asked its Alliance partners for the weapons, after several deadly cross-border fire incidents with Syria.

Asia Times correspondent Pepe Escobar says the deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey is designed to further intimidate Damascus. Continue reading