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The current generation may always consider itself to be the wisest of all, but High Tory politics strives to avoid the perennial folly of this prejudice... “The next wave of American ‘conservatism’ is not...
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Now that the British have voted to secede from the European Union and America has chosen a president who has never before held public office, the French appear to be following suit. In Sunday’s runoff to choose...
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As grand strategy evolves in America’s ongoing democratic political process, the essence of the Plato Doctrine will be preserved in any new formulation of a national security doctrine, because such is the nature of human political life...
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Great nations need organizing principles, and the forthright articulation of a Trump Doctrine will define the future of U.S. foreign policy—if Plato's advice about the people's consent is followed... Looking ahead to what will be...
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The opportunity is at hand for the president-elect to reconfigure U.S. foreign policy to the world we now inhabit, and to the vital interests of the United States. What should Mr. Trump say?... However Donald Trump came upon...
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"Being German," wrote Thomas Mann, "means culture, soul, freedom, art and not civilization, society, the right to vote." Following the collapse of Europe in 1945, a new Germany has risen from the rubble of Europe’s historic capitals and...
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I should like to take it upon myself to explode some of the more ridiculous notions now in circulation in the mainstream press on the subject of Europe and provide for readers a clearer picture of the continent...
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The young woman closed her eyes on the night just prior to her wedding and found herself being addressed by Mary, the Mother of God. The young woman was promised a wedding in a red dress. She dutifully and...

In order to explain surprising political phenomena like Donald Trump and Brexit, we have to look at the unprecedented impact of new technologies on our total environment. Douglas Rushkoff, the author of Throwing Rocks at...

Many of NATO's anxious Eastern European members are hoping that the United States pledges permanent American boots on the ground during the Alliance's upcoming summit in Warsaw, Poland. The Eastern European' anxiety is...
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The surprise victory for “leave” in the referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union has been hailed as a win for national sovereignty. It also has been lambasted as a sign of racism and xenophobia among the...
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If there’s one thing we’ve learned from the recent EU referendum in the United Kingdom it is that modern politics have nothing whatever to do with lofty principles, such as truth, integrity or freedom, and everything to do...
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On the morning of June 24, the world awoke to a changed Europe. With the so-called Brexit referendum, the UK voted to leave the European Union, and as such, the EU lost one of its most important member...
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To understand the result of the British referendum to leave the European Union it is enough to read the US Supreme Court decision, issued on the same day as the British referendum. The Court's decision is a classic...