The Broader Global Crisis.“Big Picture” Interview with Michel Chossudovsky

Guest: Prof. Michel Chossudovsky

Theme:

In this “big picture” interview, Michel Chossudovsky concentrates on the broader global crisis including North and South Korea; the 2001 Nuclear Posture Review overhauling US nuclear doctrine, tactical nukes reclassified as conventional; 

horrors of the Korean War; Korean reunification;

sanctions and naval blockade of Qatar; Qatari and Iranian jointly owned natural gas fields the largest worldwide; pipelines; Turkey in Qatar; major realignments of the Middle East chessboard;

NATO member Turkey purchases Russian S-300 Defense System; re-drawn map of Syria and “Free Kurdistan”; crosscutting coalitions;

Russia; China; India and Pakistan join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization signaling a major geopolitical shift;

destabilization of Venezuela; Venezuela has largest oil reserves worldwide;

breakdown in relations between Cuba and Venezuela; the same foundations funding the opposition in Venezuela are funding intellectuals in Cuba; effects of dual currency systems.


About the author:

Michel Chossudovsky is an award-winning author, Professor of Economics (emeritus) at the University of Ottawa, Founder and Director of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG), Montreal, Editor of Global Research.  He has taught as visiting professor in Western Europe, Southeast Asia, the Pacific and Latin America. He has served as economic adviser to governments of developing countries and has acted as a consultant for several international organizations. He is the author of eleven books including The Globalization of Poverty and The New World Order (2003), America’s “War on Terrorism” (2005), The Global Economic Crisis, The Great Depression of the Twenty-first Century (2009) (Editor), Towards a World War III Scenario: The Dangers of Nuclear War (2011), The Globalization of War, America's Long War against Humanity (2015). He is a contributor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica.  His writings have been published in more than twenty languages. In 2014, he was awarded the Gold Medal for Merit of the Republic of Serbia for his writings on NATO's war of aggression against Yugoslavia. He can be reached at [email protected]

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