Putin is one of the most fascinating and one of the most pilloried of world leaders. The late Senator John McCain and Senator Lindsey Graham, have described him as a monster, […]
I believe Brexit was good in that it shook up the bureaucratic EU and is forcing Brussels to reexamine their entire wonky structure. I believe a solution could be found to accommodate the […]
Europe and the year 2017
The year 2017 could prove to be a politically tumultuous year of changes for Europe. In April-May 2017 we will see the French presidential elections that could herald the assumption of power […]
China and Russia, a symbiotic alliance
There are daily references to the “new” Cold War but, is it a new Cold War or simply a continuation of one that was put on hold? The animosity toward and […]
Modern Greece, today’s Chimera.
Chimera, a product of Greek mythology was a fire-breathing monster with a lion’s head, a goat’s body and a serpent’s tail, daughter of Typhon, a monster with a hundred heads that also […]
US Election Game Changers?
Foreign Policy magazine recently wrote that polls show the economy is presently the issue most important to the US electorate, rated at 52%, whereas foreign policy is of concern to less than […]
Daniel Korski in his ECFR article argues as Europe and the US are both in decline it behooves them to work more closely together. http://ecfr.eu/content/entry/commentary_partners_in_decline_daniel_korski/ Although I agree that both the US […]
The EU, a failed State?
The latest economic crisis to arise is that of Greece, a profligate country that has squandered its resources and is now reduced to holding a begging bowl for a financial bail out. […]
The EU, Emasculated Union
Alas, once again the EU is displaying its lack of resolve and inability to cut the umbilical cord with the United States. The US appoints Bolton as Ambassador to the UN, a […]
American Arrogance – Vive la France!
Perhaps it will come as a surprise to the citizens of the EU that their European Parliament and governments must look to the Untied States for approval of its legislation and foreign […]