Category Archives: European Union

Brexit: The Winds of Political Change Are Growing

By David Murrin Note: In introducing David Murrin to an international group, Ken Feltman said, “David Murrin has the misfortune to be correct too soon, before others are even aware of what’s going on. David is one of the prescient … Continue reading

Posted in Brexit, David Murrin, Europe, European Union, United Kingdom

A Warning From Europe: The Worst Is Yet to Come

By Anne Applebaum in the Atlantic Magazine Polarization. Conspiracy theories. Attacks on the free press. An obsession with loyalty. Recent events in the United States follow a pattern Europeans know all too well. Given the right conditions, any society can … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Europe, European Union, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Things will not be okay

By Robert Kagan of the Washington Post Human beings often choose self-delusion over painful reality, and so in the days and weeks to come, we will hear reassurances that the NATO alliance is in good shape. After all, there have … Continue reading

Posted in European Union, United States

The meek shall not inherit the earth

by David Murrin We have often discussed the psychology of national aggression, based on where each party is on their empire cycle. In the case of Britain and Russia, both parties have been going through post regionalisation which represents expansive … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, David Murrin, Donald Trump, European Union, Geopolitical, Russia, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United Kingdom

Emmanuel Macron is headed for victory. Then what?

by Ken Feltman The French are voting in numbers that suggest some left-of-center voters just cannot bring themselves to vote for Emmanuel Macron despite the fact that they abhor Marine Le Pen. The Radnor Conflict Index predicts that Macron will … Continue reading

Posted in European Union, Political parties, Politics