Author: The Saker

Syria war, Sochi peace

Syria war, Sochi peace by Pepe Escobar – The Saker In a well choreographed Sochi summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin defines a peaceful future for Syria after the liberation of the country from militants The main take away of the...

Tikrit and Najaf: the agony and the ecstasy

Tikrit and Najaf: the agony and the ecstasy by Pepe Escobar – The Saker TIKRIT and NAJAF, Iraq – Nothing, absolutely nothing prepares you to revive, on the spot, the memory of what will go down in history as ISIS/Daesh’s...

The Iran Dilemma – The Tyrant Has Spoken

The Iran Dilemma – The Tyrant Has Spoken by Peter Koenig – The Saker The tyrant, of course, is Donald Trump. He launched tirade after tirade, and keeps launching them, insult after insult, lies after lies after miserable lies at...

Is Communism really dead?

Is Communism really dead? by The Saker This article was written for the Unz Review The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 did mark the end of the longest experiment in Communism in recent history. Many saw this event...