It would have been impossible for Sherlock Holmes to break many cases today given the propensity of the powers-that-be to scream ‘conspiracy theory’ every time an explanation of an event surfaces that is at...
The take away from the failures of some leaders of the increasingly unfree world is that confidence in them, their governments and the systems that make up and support them is failing rapidly.
When the UK and the US are deeply involved commercially with other countries, there is no question of sacrificing profit for a glow of moral satisfaction.
Angela Merkel was cautious, responsible and well-meaning: She wanted peace in Europe and good relations with Russia. But she will go down.
The global explosion of debt is a macro problem that vastly transcends the microcosm of Italy. Like the ancient Roman Empire, the EU has atrophied in its ‘order’ to become an obstacle to change.
Apart from the dangers of building up battle fever against a power that could obliterate the West, the "Russia information war" is a telling indication of the decline of the West.
Welcome to the post-factual world where not only “fake news” but “fake diplomatic relations” are the new protocol.
By not meeting Putin in Buenos Aires, another essential opportunity to restore bilateral US-Russia relations is being scotched.