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Canadian Eric Walberg is known worldwide as a journalist specializing in the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia. A graduate of University of Toronto and Cambridge in economics, he has been writing on East-West relations since the 1980s. He has lived in both the Soviet Union and Russia, and then Uzbekistan, as a UN adviser, writer, translator and lecturer. Presently a writer for the foremost Cairo newspaper, Al Ahram, he is also a regular contributor to Counterpunch, Dissident Voice, Global Research, Al-Jazeerah and Turkish Weekly, and is a commentator on Voice of the Cape radio. Eric Walberg was a moderator and speaker at the Leaders for Change Summit in Istanbul in 2011.
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Columbus or Native American Day? By Eric Walberg, October 13, 2014
Color Revolution in Ukraine: America’s Post-Soviet New World Order By Eric Walberg, March 03, 2014
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Diplomacy Canadian Style: New Identity and Canadian Passport for a Fugitive Mossad Agent By Eric Walberg, February 17, 2014
Whatever It Takes: Powerful Oil Lobby Protects Alberta Tar Sands Development
Alberta Oilsands Projects: Canada’s Hiroshima By Eric Walberg, January 17, 2014
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Canada Anti-Fracking Protests: First Nations Confront Harper Government By Eric Walberg, October 21, 2013
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Egypt: Coups Modern and Postmodern By Eric Walberg, August 15, 2013
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Canada’s First Nations and Israel: Manipulating the Meaning of Genocide By Eric Walberg, July 28, 2013
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Islamism and Neoliberalism. Pakistan’s Elections: Turning over a New Leaf By Eric Walberg, May 14, 2013
Wage cuts, Elimination of pensions, Cuts to Benefits:  Canadian Labour At The Crossroads?
Democracia al estilo canadiense By Eric Walberg, May 06, 2013
Human Rights: Canada in the dock By Global Research News and Eric Walberg, April 28, 2013
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Democracy Canadian-style By Eric Walberg, February 28, 2013
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Democracy Canadian-Style – “Liberating” Libya and the Mali Adventure By Eric Walberg, February 26, 2013
The Tragic Failure of "Post-Communism" in Eastern Europe
The “Iron Curtain”: The Crushing of Eastern Europe (1944-1956) By Eric Walberg, January 14, 2013
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Canada’s First Nations Confront Ottawa: “Expect Resistance” By Eric Walberg, January 07, 2013
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Syria Chemical Weapons: Canadian Special Forces to Assist “Opposition”? By Eric Walberg, December 15, 2012
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Egypt’s Morsi: Biting the bullet By Eric Walberg, November 25, 2012
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Human Rights: the People vs the UN By Eric Walberg, November 18, 2012
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Destroying Iran’s Economy. Fighting dollarization By Eric Walberg, October 31, 2012
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Canada-Iran: Who’s demonizing who? By Eric Walberg, October 10, 2012
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Hollywood Scripting and the Pentagon: Creating “The Enemy du Jour” By Eric Walberg, September 12, 2012
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Canada’s diplomatic disaster: Tehran is officially non grata in Ottawa By Eric Walberg, September 10, 2012
Iran’s peace offensive
Iran’s peace offensive By Eric Walberg, August 22, 2012
Russia in the Middle East: Return of a superpower?
Russia in the Middle East: Return of a superpower? By Eric Walberg, August 16, 2012
VIDEO: Sanctioning Israel: Debating the BDS Movement
VIDEO: Sanctioning Israel: Debating the BDS Movement By Gilad Atzmon, Eric Walberg, and Omar Baddar, April 26, 2012
AfPak: Mutiny on the Bounty
AfPak: Mutiny on the Bounty By Eric Walberg, April 18, 2012
Israel’s Real Easter Pilgrims
Israel’s Real Easter Pilgrims By Eric Walberg, April 17, 2012
Palestine's "Land Day" and "Israel Apartheid Week"
Palestine’s “Land Day” and “Israel Apartheid Week” By Eric Walberg, April 03, 2012
Republican primaries: Fooling some of the people
Republican primaries: Fooling some of the people By Eric Walberg, February 16, 2012
The Graffiti Revolution: An Expression of Political Dissent at a Time of Crisis By Eric Walberg, February 15, 2012
Vladimir Putin and Russia's "White Revolution"
Vladimir Putin and Russia’s “White Revolution” By Eric Walberg, February 09, 2012
The Afghan Dust is Settling
The Afghan Dust is Settling By Eric Walberg, January 18, 2012
Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Solidarity with the Palestinian People By Eric Walberg, December 13, 2011
Morocco Gets Muslim Brotherhood PM
Morocco Gets Muslim Brotherhood PM By Eric Walberg, November 30, 2011
Freedom Waves: A Whiff of Egyptian Freedom for Gaza
Freedom Waves: A Whiff of Egyptian Freedom for Gaza By Eric Walberg, November 17, 2011
Postmodern Imperialism
Postmodern Imperialism By Eric Walberg and Jonathan Reynolds, November 10, 2011
Egypt and the IMF: ‘Topple their debts’ By Eric Walberg, November 04, 2011
Divisions within The Boycott, Divests and Sanctions (BDS) movement  against Israel
Divisions within The Boycott, Divests and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel By Eric Walberg, November 02, 2011
American Crisis Politics: Barack Obama versus Mitt Romney
American Crisis Politics: Barack Obama versus Mitt Romney By Eric Walberg, October 27, 2011
Britain, France , US: ‘And the Winner is ...’ In the Lifestyle Sweepstakes, the Answer is  “None of the Above”.
Britain, France , US: ‘And the Winner is …’ In the Lifestyle Sweepstakes, the Answer is “None of the Above”. By Eric Walberg, October 20, 2011
Turkey-Israel Relations and the Middle East Geopolitical Chessboard. By Eric Walberg, September 30, 2011
Putin-Medvedev: Premier musical chairs
Putin-Medvedev: Premier musical chairs By Eric Walberg, September 28, 2011
Racism and Islamophobia in America By Eric Walberg, August 13, 2011
Terrorist  bombing in Mumbai. Pakistan versus the US: Moving on
Terrorist bombing in Mumbai. Pakistan versus the US: Moving on By Eric Walberg, July 22, 2011
Turkey vs the US: "A kinder Middle East hegemon"
Turkey vs the US: “A kinder Middle East hegemon” By Eric Walberg, July 21, 2011
To Gaza with Dignity
To Gaza with Dignity By Eric Walberg, July 19, 2011
Israel and the Freedom Flotillas: "Clever Madman"
Israel and the Freedom Flotillas: “Clever Madman” By Eric Walberg, July 14, 2011
Ahmad Karzai: From dishwasher to drug kingpin By Eric Walberg, July 13, 2011
Egypt vs IMF: Time to Default? By Eric Walberg, July 07, 2011
Afghanistan: Victory in Defeat
Afghanistan: Victory in Defeat By Eric Walberg, June 30, 2011
Vietnam versus Afghanistan: Victory in Defeat By Eric Walberg, June 30, 2011
Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) versus Bilderberg: Where are Real Decisions Being Made?
Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) versus Bilderberg: Where are Real Decisions Being Made? By Eric Walberg, June 22, 2011
Mladic and international justice: Age of deception. Who are the War Criminals? By Eric Walberg, June 02, 2011
Russian politics: Nostalgia or a new political direction?
Russian politics: Nostalgia or a new political direction? By Eric Walberg, May 26, 2011
Palestine: Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS). Breaking new barriers
Palestine: Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS). Breaking new barriers By Eric Walberg, April 28, 2011
Egypt’s revolution and the US: Mubarak’s fatal error By Eric Walberg, April 21, 2011
Turkey and the War on Libya: Defusing another UN Time Bomb
Turkey and the War on Libya: Defusing another UN Time Bomb By Eric Walberg, March 31, 2011
Turkey and the Middle East: The Reshaping of Regional Relations
Turkey and the Middle East: The Reshaping of Regional Relations By Eric Walberg, March 25, 2011
Big Oil Versus The Dangers of Nuclear Power
Big Oil Versus The Dangers of Nuclear Power By Eric Walberg, March 24, 2011
Egypt: Peering into the revolution’s crystal ball By Eric Walberg, March 10, 2011
Egypt, Serbia, Georgia... The History of US Sponsored "Democratization"
Egypt, Serbia, Georgia… The History of US Sponsored “Democratization” By Eric Walberg, March 03, 2011