Globalists and Patriots

Globalists are patriots who have a worldview that is not limited to the political boundaries of one state.

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Macron Vs. the Germans?

What is the middle ground that both Germany and France can agree on to move economic and financial reforms in the EU forward?

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From Russia, With No Love Whatsoever

The poisoning of Sergei Skripal could well be the event that broke the camel’s back in terms of Western disgust with Russia’s dirty campaigns.

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US: There Is Always Hope

An alternative view on the inevitability of a politically impotent America.

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The Decline of the West, 1918-2018

This summer will mark the centenary of the appearance of the first volume of Oswald Spengler’s influential The Decline of the West.

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Xi and Kim: The Transcript

How Donald Trump and the U.S.-North Korea summit are getting framed.

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Trump’s (Premature) Attack on Syria

Who is left to defend the rule of law?

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Apartheid’s Worst Nightmare: A Flawed and Very Human Hero

Winnie Mandela’s contradictory personas are a reflection of the history of South Africa and of the society that it is today.

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China Vs. the US: Who Has More Land?

The two countries have very similar land areas for now, but China has extensive additional claims.

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China Vs. Europe: Living Standards and Costs

While much of China remains poor, some cities are now on par with EU levels.

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