Europe

EU Joins Political Games in Asia-Pacific Regi...

4523123123One of the first signals of the desire of the Europeans to join the political games in South-East Asia (the key sub-region of the Asia-Pacific Region) was the speech by former French Minister of Defence Jean-Yves Le Drian at…

A Greek Recovery That Cannot Come in This Cli...

4531231231Here in Greece the people on the street are fed up with politicians, all of them. A land with as much potential for growth as any, is hard pressed to maintain its dignity, culture, and sense of worth. And waiting in the wings, the same sharks that bit into Greece before…

Brexit “Bunglers” Suddenly Find Out What A Go...

Journal NEO Collage 6538So she lasted the weekend. No one knew exactly what would happen to the UK after it voted to leave the European Union, as there were promises but no plan. But what has happened, and…

Catalan Independence: Out of Madrid’s F...

45323141234Media on all sides surrounding the recent Catalan referendum for independence from Spain focused on Madrid’s security crackdown on voters. However, what is not being mentioned about Catalonia’s ongoing bid to achieve…

Spain, Germany and Beyond

56435324322017 minus 1936 = 81, an untidy number, not even a prime number. 1936 marked the start of the Spanish Civil War that resulted in a long hiatus for the Spanish left, as well as the failure of Weimar Germany’s socialists to prevent Hitler from remilitarizing…

The Guardian’s Nazification

4513241231A recent opinion piece on The Guardian entitled “The west must defend its values against Putin’s Russia” reminds us, that subversion, propaganda, and neo-fascism are alive and well here on Earth. This story affords us all a window…

The Dishonest Career of the Remarkable Srđa P...

4353423423Many readers likely never heard the name of the remarkable Serbia-born political operator named Srđa Popović. Yet he and his organization, CANVAS, have played a lead role in most every CIA-backed Color Revolution since he led the toppling…

AFD: Germany Gives Birth to New Monster, Wet-...

Now the dust has settled after an extraordinary week in Germany, we can see that this country is setting a new and disturbing agenda. What other countries had nightmares about, Germany is doing…

UN on the Verge of Reform?

5634543522Immediately following the opening of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in New York, a process preceding launch of a procedure for a large-scale reform of the structure and principles of the UN was initiated. The declaration by United States President Donald Trump of the change…

May Tries to Avert Disaster by Running Away f...

56435345345On September 22nd Theresa May made what she regarded as an important speech on Brexit. She was obliged to give this speech because the Brexit negotiations have collapsed, due to the inability of the UK side to present a clear…

Crimea, Kosovo, Catalonia, Corsica and Kurdis...

452342342Just three years after a citizens’ referendum returned Crimea to Russia, from which it had been separated for sixty years, the people of Catalonia, Spain’s largest province, will vote to leave that country. And just as the international…

On German Tranquility and Missionary Zeal

53332Germans love their tranquility. I can attest to that having lived in the land of Oom-pah where wine and beer fests churn up robotic glee and civic togetherness. And the election charade for Angela Merkel’s fourth term is a good…


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