Deena Stryker

Europe Resists Implications of Brussels Attacks


How many more cities will ISIS have to attack before Europe realizes its survival depends on forcing the US to team up with Russia? During the long decades of the Cold War, Europe was a pawn in the Great Standoff between the two ‘superpowers’…

Hillary and the Arrow of Time


I’ve written about the arrow of time on several occasions. This rule of physics says that time never goes backward, and it has crucial implications for politics, as I show in my book A Taoist PoliticsThe February 19, 2007 blog in which I foresaw…

The EU and a Turkish Rabbit


Turkey’s location at the east end of the Mediterranean makes it an obligatory passage between a largely Christian Europe and a largely Muslim Asia. However, since Europe’s initial steps toward a supra-national entity in 1955, there has…


Europe is Never Gonna Get it Together!


Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Wharton, Capote, Mann, Kafka, Svevo, Hesse, turn over in your graves! The cosmopolitan Europe of Paris, Vienna and Prague only managed to come together briefly over your tombs!  Its thirty-some nations, each with…

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