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Salvini Thwarted Is Not Salvini Denied
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Salvini Thwarted Is Not Salvini Denied
August 18, 2019

Italian Interior Minister and leader of The League Matteo Salvini was thwarted in his push to get control of Italy’s fractious political landscape recently.

Bulldog Britain Hears Master’s Voice
August 13, 2019

With the unscrupulous Johnson as prime minister and Britain’s post-Brexit desperation for American economic favors, the British bulldog will not merely be attentively hearing its master’s voice. It will be snapping and yapping to please too.

Bulldog Britain Hears Master’s Voice
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Can Salvini Beat the Italian Troika?
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Can Salvini Beat the Italian Troika?
August 12, 2019

Salvini knows that timing in politics is everything. Going for a consolidation of power the people seem to want of him, while Brussels is up to its neck in Brexit and financial markets becoming more unmoored from reality every day is the right move.

Germany Stalls and Europe Craters
August 11, 2019

The treaties are untouchable, precisely because Germany believes that to loosen its hold over the monetary system will be to open Pandora’s Box to the ghosts of inflation and social instability rising, to haunt us anew, Alastair Crooke writes.

Germany Stalls and Europe Craters
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The ‘Special Relationship’ Is Collapsing… and That’s a Good Thing
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The ‘Special Relationship’ Is Collapsing… and That’s a Good Thing
August 1, 2019

Kim Darroch’s return to London is being hailed by many naïve commentators as yet another proof that President Trump is a crazed ego-maniac who cannot take criticism from a seasoned professional diplomat. The reality is that Darroch’s messages to the British Foreign Office go much deeper.

Boris Back to the Future – of Victorian Empire and Poverty
July 30, 2019

For Johnson and his privileged ilk, the past of British Empire will always be seen as a time of “greatness” when “Britannia Ruled the Waves”. Their view of history is the view of victors and the privileged.

Boris Back to the Future – of Victorian Empire and Poverty
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BOJO the Clown is No Churchill: Even Caligula Looks Better
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BOJO the Clown is No Churchill: Even Caligula Looks Better
July 27, 2019

After a few months of BOJO’s chaotic, bungled twists and turns, the British people may well be calling to bring back Caligula: Compared to BOJO, he wasn’t so bad after all.

UK’s May Takes Parting Shot at Putin in Desperate Diversion From Failure
July 22, 2019

Western states are fundamentally broken down because “liberalism” is an empty term which conceals rapacious corporate capitalism and the oligarchic rule of an elite political class. The advocates of “liberalism” like Britain’s May, Johnson, Hunt or Tusk are the ones who are anti-democracy, anti-human rights and anti-law.

UK’s May Takes Parting Shot at Putin in Desperate Diversion From Failure
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