Forever Under Construction


Posted in Books, Globalization by homeyra on June 14, 2008

You can read this book online

Pepe Escobar is a regular contributor to Asia Times Online and an analyst and correspondent for the Real News Network.

The first chapter of the book focuses on Iran. Here is an excerpt from the introduction:

“You are holding a warped travel book. […] This warped travel book remixes three main themes: globalization, energy wars and the Pentagon’s Long War, originally packaged as the “war on terror.” Call it a—what else—war travel book. […]

You will be traveling mostly in the arc from Middle East to Central Asia, but also in China, Russia, Western Europe, Western Africa, South America. […] You’ll see how national resistance wars have nothing to do with “terrorism.” […] You’re going to revisit how, where and who profits from economic globalization and especially war corporatism. You’ll see how more trade does not necessarily mean more peace. You’ll see how and where possible New Orders are emerging, and Old Orders disintegrating. And you will finish the pilgrimage back in the middle of a—predictable—global war of the privileged few against the excluded many. […]read more

گل و بلبلستان


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