Search Results for: "Silk Road"

Rouhani and Renzi meet in Rome. EPA/ANGELO CARCONI
By nsnbc On Monday, May 9th, 2016

Iran: Europe eyes a new silk road – and squares up to Russia and China

Moritz Pieper (TC) : The cake is quite big, but everyone wants a slice. Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi, visited Iran last month accompanied by business leaders from the energy, transportation and defence sectors. More...

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By F William Engdahl On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Mackinder Reincarnates–Now Hungary Joins Silk Road

F. William Engdahl (NEO) : The magnetic force field pulling more EU countries to link up with the emerging Eurasian economic colossus is growing by the day as the economies of the EU sink deeper into debt, depression More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Bitcoin shakes off Silk Road shutdown; so what now for the Deep Web?

David Glance (TC) , – In a blow for the burgeoning economy of black markets on the Internet’s so-called “Deep Web”, trading site the Silk Road has been shut down by US law enforcement agencies and More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

China Describes Religious Freedom in Xinjiang as Unprecedented Opposes Foreign Meddling

nsnbc : The Chinese government, on Thursday, released a white paper, describing the freedom of religious belief in the Xinjang Uyghur Autonomous Region as unprecedented. The White paper was released as Islamist More...

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By New Eastern Outlook On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Where Will First Chinese Overseas Military Bases Spring Up?

Sofia Pale (NEO) : As history shows, significant improvement of a country’s economic situation inevitably boosts its military ambitions. The world has been holding its breath for the last 30 years witnessing the More...

Did Ashkenazi Jews descend from ancient Turkey? Everett Historical/Shutterstock
By nsnbc On Monday, May 9th, 2016

Uncovering ancient Ashkenaz – the birthplace of Yiddish speakers

Eran Elhaik (TC) : At 1,000 years, the search for the location of Ashkenaz – thought to be the birthplace of Ashkanazic Jews and the Yiddish language – is one of the longest quests in human history. It is perhaps More...

Alexander Lukashenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo courtesy BelTa
By nsnbc On Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Kazakhstan to become Transport Hub between Eurasia and China

nsnbc : Kazakhstan is developing into a transit hub for trade between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and China. In latest developments, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Belarus’ President More...

By F William Engdahl On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Kurd Autonomy: Is it Kerry’s Plan B or Putin’s Plan A?

F. William Engdahl (NEO) : On March 17 delegates representing different ethnicities and nationalities–Kurds, Arabs, Assyrians, Syriacs, Turkomans, Armenians, Circassians and Chechen–along with representatives More...

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By F William Engdahl On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Why are Russia and China Buying Gold, Tons of it?

F. William Engdahl (NEO) : Gold is one of the most fascinating of all rare metals. Throughout all history it has been given a special, at times sacred or spiritual value, since six thousand years ago when the Egyptian More...

By Susanne Posel On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

DoJ Resumes Program Allowing Cops to Seize Your Assets Without Conviction

Susanne Posel (OC) : The Department of Justice is bringing back the Equitable Sharing Program (ESP) which allows law enforcement to prosecute inanimate objects under asset forfeiture while a joint task force or More...