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Europe's imperial delusions pose a real threat
The idea now being floated by certain European politicians to create a European army is a dangerous and delusional concept that can only lead to creation of a destabilizing empire.
Britain's Versailles moment
Frankly, Theresa May's deal isn't Brexit. It also shows a fundamental truth, that the EU is imperial in character, and would impose its will on other powers.
Time to remember a war waged to end all wars
WWI was supposed to bring an end to war for humanity. It failed, but its 100th anniversary is a good time to reject the narrow nationalism.
Midterm election 'blue wave' fails to appear
In the U.S. congressional midterm elections, the Democrats focused on the wrong things. Their identity politics were rejected as voters favored candidates who focused on jobs, meaning Trump's policies for his blue-collar power base basically continuing unchanged.
Brazil voters move rightwards in favor of law and order
The win in Brazil's presidential election by far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro reflects the same underlying causes regarding the law and order ills plaguing the world.
Trump withdrawal from INF Treaty a bad move
Donald Trump seems more adept at breaking than brokering international agreements. However, his decision to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force Treaty begs the question: Isn't there a better way?
How much do American midterm elections matter?
Despite President Donald Trump's bluster over alleged Chinese "interference" in the forthcoming American mid-term elections, little will change in regard to Sino-U.S. relations no matter who wins.
The potential of China's import market for Pakistan
With China's first import expo right around the corner, countries like Pakistan are eager to make more deals with their already large trading partner.
China's presence in Croatia sparking concerns in the West
The West has unfairly criticized China's growing presence in Croatia, but Sino-Croatian ties still look set to flourish.
America's growing Saudi problem
If U.S. desires to continue being called the leader of the liberal rule-based international order, the time to show it is now, by reining in Saudi Arabia amid allegations of the murder of a dissident in its consulate in Turkey.
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