Washington’s Energetic Generals and the Emphasis on Preparation for Nuclear War
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Washington’s Energetic Generals and the Emphasis on Preparation for Nuclear War

The Pentagon’s energetic generals are beating their war drums and the President has as yet done nothing to rein them in, Brian Cloughley writes. Some senior generals and admirals in and around Washington have been very busy recently, and their activities, while aggressive, have not been associated with directing current combat operations. Rather, they have…

Europe Embraces Multipolar World With Nord Stream 2 and China Investment Deal
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Europe Embraces Multipolar World With Nord Stream 2 and China Investment Deal

Material need usually wins out against ideological creed. Necessity over dogma. Twice this week, the European Union demonstrated that maxim in practice when it rebuffed Washington over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline with Russia; and then again over a major investment pact with China. Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas pointedly stated this week that…

China’s Belt and Road Is the Way for Europe and Asia to Cut Colonial Western Ties and Prosper
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China’s Belt and Road Is the Way for Europe and Asia to Cut Colonial Western Ties and Prosper

The Belt and Road Initiative, China’s superproject to create a New Silk Road across the entire Eurasian continent, could become a bridge to the future for everyone along the road, bringing both economic and political liberation. In October 2008 a special train arrived at the port of Hamburg – Germany’s biggest port in the country’s…

Antisemitism Claims Mask a Reign of Political and Cultural Terror Across Europe
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Antisemitism Claims Mask a Reign of Political and Cultural Terror Across Europe

The Israeli newspaper Haaretz has run a fascinating long report this week offering a disturbing snapshot of the political climate rapidly emerging across Europe on the issue of antisemitism. The article documents a kind of cultural, political and intellectual reign of terror in Germany since the parliament passed a resolution last year equating support for…