How Are France and Russia Influencing the Greek-Turkish Rivalry?

How Are France and Russia Influencing the Greek-Turkish Rivalry?

The common denominator driving France and Russia’s newly enhanced military partnerships with rivals Greece and Turkey respectively is those two Eastern Mediterranean countries’ concerns about their shared American ally’s reliability. France and Russia are playing important roles when it comes to influencing the Greek-Turkish competition in the Eastern Mediterranean. That second pair of states are…

Chad Wants to Lead the Charge Against Russia’s Inroads in Françafrique

Chad Wants to Lead the Charge Against Russia’s Inroads in Françafrique

Russia and all of its partners in ‘Françafrique’ should be seriously concerned about what the Chadian Foreign Minister said instead of that diplomat and his country’s French patron faking concern about them and Wagner. Chad’s Anti-Russian Accusations Chadian Foreign Minister Cherif Mahamat Zene was quoted by France24 warning against Russian influence in Africa. According to…

The Eclipse of Europe

The Eclipse of Europe

For centuries up to and including the 20th, Europe seemed the central pivot of world history. Then came the Great Civil War of the West, our Thirty Years’ War (1914-1945), where all of the great European powers — Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Russia — along with almost all of the rest, fought some of history’s…