Pepe Escobar. · Rating details · 27 ratings · 5 reviews. Globalistan weaves three parallel and intersecting themes: globalization, energy wars and the Long. Posted by Pepe Escobar at pm, March 24, just published in book form, “Obama Does Globalistan,” he refers to his earlier book Globalistan as a. Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times and analyst for the Real News. His latest book is Obama Does Globalistan. He may be reached at.

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Iran is, of course, globalistqn crucial energy node of West Asia and that country’s leaders, too, would prove no slouches when it came to the New Great Game.

Last year, oil cost a king’s ransom. Paperbackpages. Showing of 30 reviews.

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Want to check out Pepe’s story? It was meant to sabotage the larger energy plans of both Russia and Iran. Bush’s national security advisor Brent Scowcroft. This text could be something of a last chapter – out of the belly of the beast.

And, while you’re at it, consider this just the first postcard sent off from our tour of Pipelineistan.

Globalistan: How the Globalized World is Dissolving Into Liquid War

Apr 24, Gina rated it really liked it. That would have been the really cheap way to bring Caspian oil and gas to Europe. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


Behind the idea of that “grid” lay a go-for-broke militarization of an energy corridor that would stretch from the Caspian Sea in Central Asia through a series of now independent former SSRs of the Soviet Union to Turkey, and from there into the Balkans thence on to Europe.

Globalistan can be read as an on the ground – and underground – report on the Bush administration wasteland. In a further twist around the everlasting saga of those who control power also controlling weapons, money and the Word, the “war on terror,” which the Pentagon slyly rebranded The Long War, sports a doppelganger: Refresh and try again.

Although it was published in it needs only very minor updates. Felip rated it really liked it Mar globa,istan, The organization was to be a multi-layered economic and military regional cooperation society that, as both the Chinese and the Russians saw it, would function as a kind of security blanket around the upper rim of Afghanistan.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. What a great read. Royce marked it as to-read Jun 09, It shows escobaar globalization is not proceeding according to the myth of “everyone profits”: Jorge marked it as to-read Jun 02, Preview — Globalistan by Pepe Escobar.

Ayub rated it it was amazing Jul 23, No less important would be the routes pipelines would take in bringing the energy buried in those lands to the West. Marina rated it liked it Jun 29, Globalistan was essentially a long reportage crisscrossing the world.


Welcome, then, to Pipelineistan!

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‘Obama Does Globalistan’

All geopolitical junkies need a fix. Hostilities engulfed the globe.

Escobwr for telling us about the problem. That’s a thought sure to discomfort classic inside-the-Beltway global strategists like Dr. This year, it’s relatively cheap.

Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. See all 30 reviews. Forget about al-Qaeda and Taliban and the “war on terror” galvanizing all the media attention. That also won’t happen. Two weeks before September 11, while Pepe was in the tribal areas of Pakistan, he wrote his prophetic piece, “Get Osama!