War With Russia? The New Cold War Is More Dangerous Than the One the World Survived
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War With Russia? The New Cold War Is More Dangerous Than the One the World Survived

The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only with the falling of dusk. — Hegel War With Russia?, like the biography of a living person, is a book without an end. The title is a warning – akin to what the late Gore Vidal termed “a journalistic alert-system” – not a prediction. Hence the question mark….

The Macron Implosion – Will it Spread to Other EU Members?
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The Macron Implosion – Will it Spread to Other EU Members?

The Yellow Vest Movement – weekend 8 and 9 December – Round 4. Some say, they are the worst riots in France since the student-driven mini-Revolution of May 1968. Over the four weekends, hundreds of thousands were in the streets, middle class people, from students to workers to outright employees and housewives. The police force…

The French People Feel Screwed
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The French People Feel Screwed

On December 4, French Prime Minister Édouard Phillipe told deputies of the ruling party, “La République en Marche”, that a proposed fuel tax rise, which had led to the largest protests France has seen in decades, would be suspended. The protesters, called Gilets-Jaunes — “Yellow Vests,” because of the vests drivers are obliged by the…

AFRICOM: A Neocolonial Occupation Force?
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AFRICOM: A Neocolonial Occupation Force?

Amid the George HW Bush imperial death-orgy, the endless saga of Midtown Mussolini’s daily news cycle, the seemingly unprecedented political upsurge in France, and countless other show-stopping news stories, you likely missed three very sad, yet revealing, incidents out of the Sahel region of West-Central Africa. First, on November 18th, a massive offensive against a…