Macron Heralds the End of the Union

The concept of the EU might have worked, but still only might have, if a neverending economic boom could have been manufactured to guide it on its way. But there was never going to be such a boom. Or perhaps if the spoils that were available in boom times and bust had been spread out among …

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Trust is Failing On Both Sides of the Pond

I’ve been warning for a while now that we are pushing towards an inflection point in history. With each passing week it feels like events are accelerating as change to the status quo is everywhere. In Europe, the EU leadership and Theresa May are so desperate to stop Brexit they can’t stop lying about everything. …

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Trump has Several Self-Interested Reasons for Supporting a “Hard Brexit”

Trump extended serious support for a so-called “hard Brexit”. The President said that the Brexit accord that Prime Minister May negotiated with Brussels might preclude the UK from reaching a free trade agreement with the US, which could doom her “soft Brexit” deal in parliament early next month when it goes to lawmakers for approval …

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UK’s New Omani Base Is Part of Its Post-Brexit Pivot to the Indian Ocean

The UK plans to open up its second Mideast base in Oman. The British Defense Secretary announced these plans earlier this week during a visit to the Arab monarchy to observe the ongoing war games that his military was participating in with their hosts. Upon its completion next year, this will be the UK’s second …

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Trump’s Trying to Save Brexit by Provoking a “Deep State” Coup Against May

Trump’s direct intervention in the domestic political affairs of the UK is as naked, obnoxious, and unavoidable as the Trump baby balloon that Sadiq Khan allowed to fly over the city to mock him, but unlike that highly publicized stunt, the President himself isn’t full of hot air at all but is as serious as …

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