Dilip Hiro highlights some key areas where Beijing is poised to become dominant.
Tag: New Silk Road
Barbarism Begins at Home
The U.S. phase of the “universal civilization” project has utterly destroyed the state structures of Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Yemen, writes Pepe Escobar.
PEPE ESCOBAR: The India-China, Himalayan Puzzle
The Indo-China border is a strategic chessboard and it’s gotten way more complex.
Why the New Silk Roads are ‘Threat’ to US Bloc
The Middle East is the key to wide-ranging, economic, interlinked integration and peace, writes Pepe Escobar.
In the Footsteps of Xuanzang in Kyrgyzstan
This journey into the past also reaches the heart of 21st century China’s New Silk Roads strategy, says Pepe Escobar in this photo and text reportage from Central Asia.
Trials & Tribulations of Central Asia
Pepe Escobar reports on the pros and cons of being the “Heartland” in the 21st century.
PEPE ESCOBAR: The Eagle, the Bear and the Dragon
The eagle has conveniently forgotten that the original, Ancient Silk Road linked the dragon with the Roman empire for centuries – with no interlopers outside of Eurasia, muses Pepe Escobar.
China’s European Moment Has Arrived
The simplicities of the postwar order have just begun to pass into history, writes Patrick Lawrence.
Italy Looks to China
The U.S. and EU may worry about Rome joining the New Silk Road, but it’s their fault, writes Andrew Spannaus.