Pepe Escobar: ​Who profits from killing Charlie?
"War on Terror" / EU / Middle East

Pepe Escobar: ​Who profits from killing Charlie?

From Russia Today Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia. A pro-style jihadist commando attack in Europe’s heart. Cui bono? Careful planning and preparation, Kalashnikovs, rocket-propelled grenade launcher, balaclavas, sand-colored … Continue reading

Middle East / Reality / Ukraine

On Israel, Ukraine and Truth » CounterPunch

John Pilger in CounterPunch. The other night, I saw George Orwells’s 1984 performed on the London stage. Although crying out for a contemporary interpretation, Orwell’s warning about the future was presented as a period piece: remote, unthreatening, almost reassuring. It was as if Edward Snowden had revealed nothing, Big Brother was not now a digital … Continue reading