Former British diplomat, founder and director of the Beirut-based Conflicts Forum.
Can there ever be a true revolt that is led by the spoiled Children of the Élite? If so, what would such a ‘revolt’ mean in America?
It is clear that even were the classic liberal Establishment to win in the November election, U.S. no longer has claim to path-find a New World Order.
As America is dissolving into two nations we should pay more attention to the psychology underlying this segmentation, and not just to its ‘politics’.
The woke ideologues will likely split the U.S. Blues into Old Guard and the new, ‘soft totalitarians’, Alastair Crooke writes.
Trump is determined to prevail – but today is not 1968. Can a Law and Order platform work now?
The Middle East has little choice: It will be pushed to view the U.S. as its past, and to ‘Look East’ for its future, Alastair Crooke writes.
Convulsions ahead? The decay of an era, and the inevitability of social and political mutation?
This coming U.S. election is viewed by both Red and Blue as existential. Perhaps the most portent in America’s history.
The story of the Coronavirus in the West exposes our hidden fragility of presuming upon life to be both secure – and predictable.
We inhabit the psychology of ‘betwixt times’. Instinctively, we know the world will never be the same again, but we cling to the familiar.