Thursday, August 6, 2009

Real News Video with Pepe Escobar: Iran/China and the New Silk Road

Pepe Escobar revisits the New Great Game, Part 3

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"After 9/11 and the invasion of Iraq, the Chinese leadership was more than ready to counteract the US advancement in Eurasia - and turn it on its head. In the second part of this report, Pepe Escobar analyzes what's at stake at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and what really matters for emerging global power China and regional power Iran: the Asian Energy Security Grid and the re-emergence of the fabled Silk Road, now as a vehicle for energy security as well as trade."

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