geopolitical economic reality

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geopolitical economic reality


This thread is my attempt to balance the threads focussing on the machinations of political entities, as if in the longer term, they are s the economic stupid...and if we are to build a serious constituency to confront the neoliberal power elites in Canada, we must build such an economic vase of grass roots economic alliances......


2016 Author: F. William Engdahl The Iran-Russia-China Strategic Triangle Column: Politics Region: Eastern Asia

324131231The 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 insignificant areas. This, while it seems to be US geopolitical strategy in a prospective Trump Administration to distance Washington from both Iran and from China, while dangling the carrot of lessened confrontation between Washington and Moscow–classic Halford Mackinder or Kissinger geopolitics of avoiding a two-front war that was colossally backfiring on Washington by trying to shift the power balance. At present, the dynamic of the past several years of closer cooperation by the three pivotal states of the Eurasian Heartland is gaining strategic momentum. The latest is the visit of China’s Minister of Defense and of Russian senior officials to Teheran.