Author: The Saker

We are all Stoics now: Pepe Escobar

We are all Stoics now: Pepe Escobar via The Saker Earlier this week a delegation of Chinese medics arrived at Malpensa airport near Milan from Shanghai on a special China Eastern flight carrying 400,000 masks and 17 tons of equipment....

China locked in hybrid war with US: Pepe Escobar

China locked in hybrid war with US: Pepe Escobar via The Saker Fallout from Covid-19 outbreak puts Beijing and Washington on a collision course Among the myriad, earth-shattering geopolitical effects of coronavirus, one is already graphically evident. China has re-positioned...

Trump Plans to Keep U.S. Troops Permanently in Iraq

Trump Plans to Keep U.S. Troops Permanently in Iraq by Eric Zuesse for The Saker A reliable and exceptionally knowledgeable source, who doesn’t wish to be publicly identified, has confidentially informed me that an agreement has been reached in which...

Perspective on current Russia

Perspective on current Russia by Alexey Mineev (Проект Кино telegram in Russian) for the Saker “It is the economy, stupid.” It is the corruption, stupid. The reason that President Putin just undertook the major government shake-up axing PM Medvedev, his economy...