Pepe Escobar

Pepe Escobar

Pepe Escobar, born in Brazil, is the roving correspondent for Hong Kong/Thailand-based Asia Times and analyst for Toronto/Washington-based The Real Ne... ws. 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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Persuaded in Davos that Europe will not collapse, Western capitalism is free to focus on fabulous profits in Asia.

Opinion by Pepe Escobar
Published On 31 Jan 2013

What the great and the good in business will not be discussing at the Davos summit.

Opinion by Pepe Escobar
Published On 26 Jan 2013
Prime Minister David Cameron Meets Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa al-Thani

Washington should get real and understand why Venezuela prefers Chavez.

Opinion by Pepe Escobar
Published On 8 Oct 2012
President Hugo Chavez speaks after winning elections