Tag: European Union

If Rodrigo Duterte Were in Charge of Brexit – Britain Would Already be Out of The EU With a Clean Break

Duterte’s quotes on sovereignty Rodrigo Duterte has delivered on his promise to withdraw The Philippines from the International Criminal Court (ICC). As a staunch defender of Philippine sovereignty, Duterte had no time for an international body meddling in the domestic affairs of his nation and particularly one with a track […]

Xi Visiting Italy is The 21st Century Version of Nixon’s Visit to China

Italy and China have healthy relations and clearly there is little cultural nor ideological animosity between two countries whose political predecessors once book-ended the ancient silk roads. By contrast, in the early 1970s, the US did not have formal diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China and both countries […]

Brexit Britain Should be Trading Freely With China – Not Threatening China With War

Even a child would know that one cannot have a friendship with someone whilst simultaneously threatening them with lethal force. And yet, whilst Brexit Britain is very much in need of a dynamic trading partner like China, British Defence Minister Gavin Williamson has taken a bizarre approach to Anglo-Chinese relations. […]

America’s Anti-Iran Conference in Poland Has More to do With Germany And France Than Iran

When Donald Trump announced America’s unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 JCPOA (aka Iran nuclear deal) and the subsequent re-imposition of ‘mega sanctions’ on Iran, the major leaders of Europe were incredibly vocal in their condemnation of Trump’s move. They likewise insisted that Germany, France, Britain and the EU as a […]