Global Affairs

The Realist Creed

Realism is imbued with a hard morality of best possible outcomes under the circumstances, not a soft morality of good intentions. Read more…

Oriental Despotism

In a world of postmodern electronic communications, dictators simply cannot rule in the totalizing manner of ancient and modern tyrants. Read more…

The End of the Middle East?

The United States is gradually moving away from the Middle East as the Middle East slowly dissolves into a Greater Indian Ocean world. Read more…

The Plantagenet Effect

A functioning democracy is an expression of culture and historical development that cannot be easily exported. Read more…

Super Chaos?

What if, deeper into the 21st century, Russia and China prove to be ungovernable by centralized means? Read more…

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Anti-EU Parties Are Here to Stay

Efforts to discredit Euroskeptic parties have backfired, proving that nothing short of economic recovery can counter anti-EU elements within EU institutions. Read more…