The New Great Game Round-Up: August 17, 2014

New Cold War Reaches Pipelineistan, China Afraid of ISIS Expanding Its Caliphate to “East Turkestan” & More! *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, […]

Why Moscow Doesn’t Believe Washington on Missile Defense… or on Just Almost Nuthin’…

Marching Ineluctably Towards an Pre-emptive Nuclear War? By William Engdahl Most in the civilized world are blissfully unaware that we are marching ineluctably towards an increasingly likely pre-emptive nuclear war. No, it’s not at all about Iran and Israel. It’s about the decision of Washington and the Pentagon to push Moscow up against the wall […]

Moscow’s High Stakes Energy Geopolitics

The Battle of Pipelines: Nord Stream vs. Nabucco By William Engdahl On November 7 the first of two pipelines for Nord Stream, the huge Russian-German gas pipeline project, began delivery of gas. The event was no minor affair. German Chancellor Merkel and Russian President Medvedev along with the prime ministers of France and the Netherlands […]