The new “republican” regime rejected the policy of consensus and instead pursued a radical reform project that for some went too far, and for others didn’t go far enough. War followed.
The Obama era, it is often falsely suggested, was one of “no corruption” and a “strong multilateralism” on the international stage where Atlanticism held sway […]
The world is shifting eastwards as the Asian Pivot is finally taking place, and Europe has to define its place in this new world.
The state is coming after your children and politeness, fairness, and compromise are all demanded of you, but not of them. Is the American conservative tiger made of paper? Or is it real? Spain’s history in the 20th century offers a vital lesson.
Matteo Salvini is destined to become Italy’s next prime minister. Barring a black swan event, this will happen as the collective psychology wills it in much the same manner that Trump and Boris Johnson also both lead their respective countries.
Having shown that a hardline stance against migrants can be implemented quickly and successfully and having won Italians over to the idea of a Europe of sovereign nations, the leader of Italy's Lega Party has positioned himself to complete the task of “making Italians” that began a century and a half ago.