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...

By F William Engdahl On Monday, November 21st, 2016

The Iran-Russia-China Strategic Triangle

F. William Engdahl (NEO) : The developing economic, political and military links binding Iran, China and Russia in what I see as an emerging Golden Triangle in Eurasia, are continuing to deepen in significant areas. More...

By New Eastern Outlook On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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The Northern Sea Route: New Prospects for the Pacific Rim

Dmirty Bokarev (NEO) : Twenty years ago, eight Arctic states established the Arctic Council (AC) to jointly develop the Arctic Region and preserve the environment and culture of the indigenous peoples. Initially, More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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48% of Russians Fear Syria Could Lead to Third World War

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Almost half of Russians polled by the independent Levada Center fear that worsening relations with the West over the situation in Syria could lead to a third world war. The number of those 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...

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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...