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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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Obama “inherits” a Globalistan where teeming masses have discovered, to their grief, that markets do not suppress poverty, unemployment and exploitation. Air war, including the terror bombing of civilians, emerged as a central strategy of the victorious Anglo-American powers.

Globalistan argues that the world is being dissolved into Liquid War – a natural consequence of “liquid modernity”a concept formulated by Polish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman.

Zbig Brzezinski himself flew into Baku in as an “energy consultant,” less than four years after Azerbaijan became independent, and sold the idea to the Azerbaijani elite. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


‘Obama Does Globalistan’

Escobar contextualizes the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in terms of oil, terrorism, and shifting geopolitical balances, envisioning a future of which the two globalistann wars of U. There’s such a different viewpoint.

An extreme traveler, Pepe’s nose escobwr news takes him to all corners of the globe. You’ll receive 3 to 5 mailings per week and we’ll never sell or share your email address.

Matt marked it as to-read Jun 16, Zbig In his magnum opus The Grand ChessboardZbigniew Brzezinski — realpolitik practitioner extraordinaire and former national security advisor to Jimmy Carter, the president who launched the U. See ;epe and answers.

Preview — Globalistan by Pepe Escobar. Rusty rated it it was ok Mar 01, The price that good people pay, for their indifference to public affairs, is to be ruled by evil [or incompetent] men [or women] – Plato. I mean, globaistan you ever wonder why it’s called ‘the Middle East’? Oh, by the way, the map of Pipelineistan is chicken-scratched with acronyms, so get used to them! This article draws from his new book, Obama does Globalistan.

The 70 years of World War II. Stopping at passages that make you think. Pepf it was published in it needs only very minor updates.

This book takes what you would learn from reading Shock Doctrine for granted and takes the reader on a detailed global tour of the world today well, as of to see how the patterns that Shock Doctrine makes clear are actually manifest in the world. Blowback, as then Russian President Vladimir Putin himself warned publicly, was inevitable — but that’s another magic-carpet story, another cave to enter another time.


Doug Greer added it Apr 29, The death toll of fighting forces plus civilians worldwide was staggering. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. In this text I’m most of the time inside looking out. From a purely economic point of view, the BTC made no sense.

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And by checking Escobar’s facts, reading the people he admires and quotes. Enjoyable read, but not as satisfying or stimulating as I’d hoped. This year, it’s relatively gloablistan. Hostilities engulfed the globe.