Immigrants to the Rescue
Opinion

Immigrants to the Rescue

Germany faces a major crisis. The German birth rate is considerably below what’s needed to replace the population. German seniors, meanwhile, are living longer and drawing more on state resources for their pensions and health care. There are basically two ways out of this demographic crisis. First of all, Germany could boost its birth rate….

Why’d Navalny Return to the Same Country That He Claimed Tried to Kill Him?
Opinion

Why’d Navalny Return to the Same Country That He Claimed Tried to Kill Him?

Russian anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny inexplicably decided to return to the same country that he claimed had unsuccessfully tried to kill him, curiously timing his trip to coincide with the immediate run-up to Biden’s inauguration in what some suspect is nothing more than a Hybrid War provocation to establish the “publicly plausible” pretext for the…

History of World War I: German Colonialism in Central and Eastern Europe and the Fall of Tsarist Russia
History

History of World War I: German Colonialism in Central and Eastern Europe and the Fall of Tsarist Russia

When in February 1918, the German politician Prince Max of Baden asked his country’s military dictator, Erich Ludendorff, what would happen if the latter’s spring offensive failed, he replied, “Then Germany will just have to suffer annihilation”. General Ludendorff’s response, which offended Prince Max’s sensitive liberal tastes, would be repeated almost verbatim by Hitler a…

Germany Unlikely to Pursue Independent Foreign Policy. Will Follow Biden
Opinion

Germany Unlikely to Pursue Independent Foreign Policy. Will Follow Biden

In an interview with The Guardian in June, Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Germans grew up knowing that the U.S. wanted to be a world power. Despite Washington abusing its power against some of its strongest allies, Germany, whose six-month mandate of the EU Presidency will end on December 31, made no efforts to make the European…