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Pepe Escobar

Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times. His latest book is named Obama Does Globalistan (Nimble Books, 2009).

Pepe Escobar, born in Brazil, is the roving correspondent for Hong Kong/Thailand-based Asia Times and analyst for Toronto/Washington-based The Real News.

Since the mid-1980s, he has lived and worked as a foreign correspondent in London, Paris, Milan, Los Angeles and Singapore/Bangkok. Since 9/11 he has extensively covered Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia, China, Iran, Iraq and the wider Middle East. He is the author of Globalistan: How the Globalized World is Dissolving into Liquid War [Nimble Books, 2007]; Red Zone Blues: a Snapshot of Baghdad during the Surge [Nimble Books, 2007]; and Obama does Globalistan [Nimble Books, 2009]. He was contributing editor to The Empire and the Crescent; Tutto in Vendita; and Shia Power: Next Target Iran? and is associated with the Paris-based European Academy of Geopolitics. When not on the road, he lives between Sao Paulo, Paris and Bangkok.

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