Tag: European Union

Macron Wants European Army to “Defend” Against USA, China and Russia When Europe Needs Trade With All Three

While Europe faces major threats ranging from international terrorism to mass migration and domestic political extremist groups, uniquely in European history, the continent is today safer from the threat of sate-on-state military aggression than at any time in modern European history. And yet while Europe ought to focus on multilateral […]

European Liberals Have no Leg to Stand on When Criticising Blasphemy Laws in Muslim Majority Nations

As of November 2018, multiple European nations have blasphemy laws that have remained on the books for centuries while modern blasphemy laws described as so-called “hate speech” legislation continue to become ever more stifling to pre-existing free speech laws that are largely left without genuine defenders. Furthermore, those who self-identify with liberal […]

Here Are The Geopolitical Implications of Turkey’s President Erdogan’s Speech on Jamal Khashoggi

What Erdogan said Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has addressed the parliament in Istanbul during which time he delivered a statement on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. On the 2nd of October Khashoggi walked into the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul and was never seen again. Weeks later, Riyadh stated that […]

China Embraces economic openness on the win-win model, Trump embraces unilateralism, the EU remains confused

Trump’s negative rhetoric on both China and the European Union  When it comes to Donald Trump’s geopolitical wars of words, apart from Venezuela and Iran, Trump’s greatest rhetorical ire is reserved for China and the European Union (EU). But while The US only formally established relations with the People’s Republic […]

By Provoking China, Britain’s Navy Officially Makes Brexit an Economic Disaster

Unwarranted military provocations are a counterproductive course of action in any circumstance, but when such provocations are conducted against an economically and militarily superior power located on the other side of the globe, such provocations are foolish and self-defeating in the extreme. On the 31st of August British Royal Naval […]