While AUKUS formally exists to counter China, it does so on the basis of shared history and spheres of influence. That means that the logic of containing China within such a framework also contains AUKUS.
The Russian insistence on predictability is a signal, a banner of peace and friendship. At the same time, predictability is easy to handle by the bureaucratic apparatus since it doesn’t require tight coordination of various components and levels.
No wonder when so many MEPs serve a foreign power against the interests of its own citizens, including putting their security and peace in jeopardy.
If Europe wants stability, then why is it allied with the chief cause of its own refugee-influx, Eric Zuesse asks.
On September 5 blood may or may not be shed, but at the instigation of NATO’s Montenegrin foot soldiers feathers are guaranteed to fly.
Aim for genuine independence: preserve the thought of a united Europe becoming an independent force in the world, Patrick Armstrong writes.
The question of what is to be gained by independence or just how real said independence would be is never considered. The question of why being independent is somehow inherently good is also not open to discussion or explanation.
When human rights are brought to the attention of the authorities in Washington and London it’s money and military “partnership” that matter. Not people.