As Europe continues to crumble, much attention is being paid in Asia to the recent SCO summit held in Beijing. The summit brought together the heads of six full members -- China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan -- and the top leaders from Afghanistan, India, and Iran.

by Meghan Rouillard

While Europe and the U.S. are consumed with fears this weekend of the outcome of the Greek elections and the collapse of the Euro, a glimpse of what man's future could be is exemplified by several developments in Asia this weekend.

Speaking at a press conference on June 8, at the conclusion of the global security forum just held in St. Petersburg, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev stated that the "space threat from asteroids" had been an important topic at the meeting. He called for international cooperation on readiness and potential deflection measures.

Russian Academician Sergei Glazyev yesterday gave a web TV interview to the business news agency RBC, blasting the conduct of the Bank of Russia (Central Bank) throughout the current crisis and in general. He charged that the Central Bank functions as nothing but an arm of the U.S. Federal Reserve System and is strangling the Russian economy.

The following article is reproduced here courtesy of Executive Intelligence Review. It originally appeared in the February 5th, 2012 Issue of EIR.

by Rachel Douglas

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