9 July 2013 — Asia Times
The working title of the Edward Snowden movie is still The Spy Who Remains in the Cold. Here’s where we stand:
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.
27 March 2013 — Asia Times
Reports on the premature death of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have been greatly exaggerated. Western corporate media is flooded with such nonsense, perpetrated in this particular case by the head of Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
21 March 2013 — Asia Times
Uncle Marx never thought about this one: history repeating itself as double tragedy after already being a farce in the first place. Let’s examine the case in hand. First of all, take a close look at this Wall Street Journal op-ed from September 2002, in the hysterical run-up towards the invasion of Iraq.
13 December 2012 — Asia 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.
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