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The new Great Game on the Roof of the World

Posted by seumasach on December 20, 2018

As with Mahathir in Malaysia so, now with Imran Khan: both are driving hard bargains with China and the Belt and Road Initiative is by no means one-way traffic. A genuine multipolarity is emerging with strategic autonomy as the watchword as all players seek to benefit from the greatest development project in human history.

Pepe Escobar

Asia Times

20th December, 2018

On top of the graceful Baltit Fort, overlooking the Hunza Valley’s Shangri-La-style splendor, it’s impossible not to feel dizzy at the view: an overwhelming collision of millennia of geology and centuries of history.

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Afghanistan takes center stage in the New Great Game

Posted by seumasach on November 19, 2018

Pepe Escobar

Asia Times

16th November, 2018

In the “graveyard of empires,” Afghanistan never ceases to deliver geopolitical and historical twists. Last week in Moscow, another crucial chapter in this epic story was written when Russia pledged to use its diplomatic muscle to spur peace efforts in the war-torn country.

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