Opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia © Global Look Press / Elmar Kremser/SVEN SIMON

Iranian-Saudi Detente Could Transform the Region, and US Power Is There to Prevent

The rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia has for decades roiled the Middle East with sectarian conflict, instability and war. Thinking about how the region would look if these two powerhouses normalized relations is intriguing. But, sadly, such an outcome is unrealistic. When President Trump recently spoke contemptuously of the Saudi rulers, saying“they wouldn’t last …

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How Muslims Became the Enemy

These days, our global political alliances seem to shift with remarkable rapidity, as if we were actually living in George Orwell’s 1984. Are we at war this month with Oceania? Or is it Eastasia? In that novel, the Party is able to erase history, sending old newspaper articles down the Ministry of Truth’s “memory hole” …

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Britain and NATO Prepare for War on Russia in the Arctic

On September 30 the UK’s foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, delivered an astonishing tirade, saying “The EU was set up to protect freedom. It was the Soviet Union that stopped people leaving. The lesson from history is clear: if you turn the EU club into a prison, the desire to get out won’t diminish, it will grow …

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Future of Western Democracy Being Played Out in Brazil

Nothing less than the future of politics across the West – and across the Global South – is being played out in Brazil. Stripped to its essence, the Brazilian presidential elections represent a direct clash between democracy and an early 21st Century, neofascism, indeed between civilization and barbarism. Geopolitical and global economic reverberations will be …

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Casualty Lists From the Kavanaugh Battle

After a 50-year siege, the great strategic fortress of liberalism has fallen. With the elevation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court seems secure for constitutionalism — perhaps for decades. The shrieks from the gallery of the Senate chamber as the vote came in on Saturday, and the sight of that bawling mob clawing at …

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Israel Trains to Counter the S-300 and Russia Expands Towards Lebanon

The Israeli Air Force is conducting intensive maneuvers with its F-35 Adirs along with F-16s over Lebanese airspace to counter the threat posed by the S-300 missiles delivered by Moscow to Damascus, so that Tel Aviv can regain its bombing of targets in Syria. Despite the lack of available data on S-300 efficiency, the presence …

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Understanding the Tactics of Subversive Globalism

When the ideology of globalism is discussed in liberty movement circles there are often misunderstandings as to the source of the threat and what it truly represents. This may in some cases be by design. In the latest era of supposed “populism” led by figures like Donald Trump, an entirely new and very green generation …

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