Eric Walberg - Archive

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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.
Washington: How Best to Shape the Middle East Playing Field? By Eric Walberg, February 10, 2011
BDS 2010: Boycott Divestment and Sanctions directed against Israel is a two-edged sword
BDS 2010: Boycott Divestment and Sanctions directed against Israel is a two-edged sword By Eric Walberg, December 28, 2010
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions: Israeli Pressures on the Canadian Government By Eric Walberg, December 15, 2010
The Wikileaks Arrest: Unfolding Epic Drama
The Wikileaks Arrest: Unfolding Epic Drama By Eric Walberg, December 08, 2010
Russia and NATO: Cooperation or Confrontation?
Russia and NATO: Cooperation or Confrontation? By Eric Walberg, November 25, 2010
Rising Tensions. Korea-stone Cops: The Shelling of One of 30 Disputed Islands
Rising Tensions. Korea-stone Cops: The Shelling of One of 30 Disputed Islands By Eric Walberg, November 24, 2010
The Palestinian Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Illegal Israeli Settlements By Eric Walberg, November 23, 2010
US Elections 2010: Learning From Defeat
US Elections 2010: Learning From Defeat By Eric Walberg, November 03, 2010
Canada’s international do-gooder image shattered: Ottawa Loses Bid for UN Security Council
Canada’s international do-gooder image shattered: Ottawa Loses Bid for UN Security Council By Eric Walberg, October 21, 2010
Tom Donilon: Obama’s new National Security Adviser
Tom Donilon: Obama’s new National Security Adviser By Eric Walberg, October 14, 2010
Turkey and Russia Defy America’s Imperial Design in the Middle East and Central Asia By Eric Walberg, October 01, 2010
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign against Israel By Eric Walberg, September 21, 2010
US Endgame in Afghanistan: The Evil of Three Lessers
US Endgame in Afghanistan: The Evil of Three Lessers By Eric Walberg, September 14, 2010
Russia, Afghanistan & Star Wars By Eric Walberg, August 02, 2010
Russia, Afghanistan and Star Wars
Russia, Afghanistan and Star Wars By Eric Walberg, July 30, 2010
Russia, Afghanistan and Star Wars By Eric Walberg, July 28, 2010
US-Russian Relations: Wooing the West
US-Russian Relations: Wooing the West By Eric Walberg, July 07, 2010
Kyrgyzstan: Picking Up the Pieces By Eric Walberg, June 25, 2010
Kyrgyzstan: Eurasian Geopolitics 101
Kyrgyzstan: Eurasian Geopolitics 101 By Eric Walberg, June 17, 2010
Afghanistan: Funding Both Sides
Afghanistan: Funding Both Sides By Eric Walberg, June 11, 2010
Afghanistan: Reading Between the Lines
Afghanistan: Reading Between the Lines By Eric Walberg, May 27, 2010
Russia-America Relations: Rediscovering Realpolitik
Russia-America Relations: Rediscovering Realpolitik By Eric Walberg, May 20, 2010
The American Art of War
The American Art of War By Eric Walberg, May 15, 2010
Tehran Responds to US-NATO-Israeli Threats
Tehran Responds to US-NATO-Israeli Threats By Eric Walberg, April 20, 2010
Kyrgyzstan: Another Colour Revolution Bites the Dust
Kyrgyzstan: Another Colour Revolution Bites the Dust By Eric Walberg, April 13, 2010
Karzai and Obama: Biting the Hand That Feeds
Karzai and Obama: Biting the Hand That Feeds By Eric Walberg, April 06, 2010
The Illusion of Nuclear Disarmament. US-Russian START Treaty: A Comprehensive Flicker
The Illusion of Nuclear Disarmament. US-Russian START Treaty: A Comprehensive Flicker By Eric Walberg, March 31, 2010
The Afghan Ant Hole: The New US-NATO Offensive will Run into Trouble
The Afghan Ant Hole: The New US-NATO Offensive will Run into Trouble By Eric Walberg, March 24, 2010
Euro Crisis: Latvia and the PIGS
Euro Crisis: Latvia and the PIGS By Eric Walberg, March 16, 2010
US-NATO versus Russia: Towards a Regional War in the Caucasus?
US-NATO versus Russia: Towards a Regional War in the Caucasus? By Eric Walberg, March 09, 2010
The Spectre of Military Conflict.  Georgia versus Russia: Fanning the Flames
The Spectre of Military Conflict. Georgia versus Russia: Fanning the Flames By Eric Walberg, March 02, 2010
Afghan Resistance against US Invaders
Afghan Resistance against US Invaders By Eric Walberg, February 24, 2010
Great Game Playing Field: Russia/Turkey versus Palestine/Israel By Eric Walberg, February 11, 2010
Afghanistan and NATO: Figleaf Summit By Eric Walberg, February 03, 2010
Russia, Turkey and the Great Game: Changing teams
Russia, Turkey and the Great Game: Changing teams By Eric Walberg, January 26, 2010
Defeat of Ukraine's "Orange Revolution": Yanukovich -- Man for all Seasons
Defeat of Ukraine’s “Orange Revolution”: Yanukovich — Man for all Seasons By Eric Walberg, January 20, 2010
Reagan’s Ghost: Starwars Stops START
Reagan’s Ghost: Starwars Stops START By Eric Walberg, January 06, 2010
2000-2010 Decoding the Decade: Buzzwords
2000-2010 Decoding the Decade: Buzzwords By Eric Walberg, December 28, 2009
Timeline of US-NATO Israel Middle East War 2000-2010
Timeline of US-NATO Israel Middle East War 2000-2010 By Eric Walberg, December 25, 2009
Russia, NATO and Afghanistan: High Stakes Great Game
Russia, NATO and Afghanistan: High Stakes Great Game By Eric Walberg, December 17, 2009
Obama’s Nobel & START: Peacemaker arrives empty-handed By Eric Walberg, December 08, 2009
Russia: The terrorist bombing of the Nevsky Express train By Eric Walberg, December 02, 2009
Canada ’s Guantanamo
Canada ’s Guantanamo By Eric Walberg, November 24, 2009
Russia-India-China: The Bush Curse By Eric Walberg, November 11, 2009
AfPak: War on Two Fronts
AfPak: War on Two Fronts By Eric Walberg, October 14, 2009
Euro peace: The sounds of silence
Euro peace: The sounds of silence By Eric Walberg, September 16, 2009
Militarising Space: The Fallujah fallacy
Militarising Space: The Fallujah fallacy By Eric Walberg, September 09, 2009
Russia and Georgia: Caucasian calculus By Eric Walberg, August 18, 2009
Color Revolutions: Bulgaria vs Ukraine: Don't blink
Color Revolutions: Bulgaria vs Ukraine: Don’t blink By Eric Walberg, July 21, 2009
Russia-US summit: Quiet diplomacy
Russia-US summit: Quiet diplomacy By Eric Walberg, July 10, 2009
Venezuela & Iran: Whither the revolutions? By Eric Walberg, July 01, 2009
A new world is being born, one without the US dollar greasing the wheels of commerce By Eric Walberg, June 24, 2009
“Rumblings about the impossibility of closing Guantanamo”: Action, cut! By Eric Walberg, May 20, 2009
NATO "Fun and Games"
NATO “Fun and Games” By Eric Walberg, May 13, 2009
Lincoln or Ford? The Torture Trail starts and ends in the White House By Eric Walberg, April 29, 2009
Eurasian "Diplomacy": Russia and China confront the US and NATO over Afghanistan
Eurasian “Diplomacy”: Russia and China confront the US and NATO over Afghanistan By Eric Walberg, April 22, 2009
Eurasia: US Geostrategic Plans at Risk
Eurasia: US Geostrategic Plans at Risk By Eric Walberg, April 14, 2009
The G20 Meetings: The European Union is in Tatters By Eric Walberg, April 01, 2009
Who’s the popinjay? Barring British MP Galloway puts Canada in a shameful light By Eric Walberg, March 25, 2009
Europe: Prison of Nations
Europe: Prison of Nations By Eric Walberg, March 04, 2009