Europe

A Case for Delegitimizing the Olympic Games

CC1Back in May the Russian Olympic Organizing Committee (ROC) issued a statement condemning a call by the head of Germany’s Olympic Organizing Committee, Alfons Hormann which called for Russian athletes to be banned from competing in the next two Olympics. After Hormann’s…

Empires Beware: Ireland Now Dominates the UK ...

M34234234In 2010 a mining accident in Chile came to global attention. This potential disaster, and subsequent rescue, are remembered with pride by Chileans because it was their own rescue services, using their own equipment, who…

Anne Applebaum’s — and the Pentagon’s Take on...

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I remember during how during World War II Americans anxiously tuned in to their radios to hear the news from the US’s two fronts: invariably, there were figures on how many miles our troops had advanced in the latest battles. Journalists, which later came to be referred to as ‘embedded’ with…

The Geopolitics of Poland’s Three Seas Initia...

4543523421Poland’s Three Seas Initiative to date is a thinly-disguised geopolitical attempt to create a counter to the influence of both Russia to the east and of Germany to her west. Comparisons with Poland’s ill-fated Intermarium following World War I come to mind, not without reason…

France Speaks English Now

64322уFrance’s youngest President, Emanuel Macron has been much derided since taking office in May, for likening himself to Jupiter, with make-up for the cameras, and expensive haircuts. His labor reforms, which roll back decades of workers’ gains, provoked massive opposition…

The Mladic Case: A Stain On Civilization

M5634234The defiant words of General Mladic to the judges of the NATO controlled ad hoc war crimes tribunal for Yugoslavia rang out loud and clear the day they pretended to convict him. He could have added ‘but history will absolve me” and a lot more but he was thrown out of…

Britain’s PM Defends Liberal World Order

Russia must be winning big in the new economic and media war raging from west to east. The way the Queen Mother’s mouthpiece just stomped her old lady heels before the world, it warms the hearts of Putin fans around the world…

UN General Assembly Against Glorification of ...

general-assembly 3The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly met on November 16 this year and adopted the resolution on combating glorification of Nazim, racial discrimination and xenophobia, as introduced by Russia, with the support of 125 states…

The European Army without the Dictatorship of...

1503131250In response to the USA’s request to increase defense expenditures, the European member states of NATO, at the insistence of France and Germany, have suggested establishing the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) within the EU…

Theresa May Jumps the Russia Bashing Band Wag...

563424242Once the UK Conservative Party lost its majority in the House of Commons as a result of the recent parliamentary elections, a fact that can be largely attributed to a string of failed policies pursued by the Conservative government…

US Neglects the Safety of Nuclear Power Plant...

65452323Nuclear power is now going through a difficult time and the world community is becoming more and more concerned by it. After the tragic events of 1986 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, as well as at the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant…

And it Begins: Are Waves of EU Bond Migrants...

4425There is always a price to pay for gaining the benefits of EU membership, and even the hope of eventual EU membership. When Spain first applied in the early 1980s it was obliged to cut agricultural production but only…


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