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The West Displays Its Insecurity Complex

“The West is winning!” U.S. leaders proclaimed at the high-level Annual Security Conference held in Munich last weekend. Not everybody was quite so sure. There was a lot of insecurity displayed at a conference billed as “the West’s…

West attempts to repeat the Bolivian coup in Venezuela

After the coup by the Bolivian military against the president, Western media outlets are trying to incite the Venezuelan army against Maduro by praising this event and comparing it to the developments in Venezuela.

The Forever Wars

Politicians and pundits in the West and jihadists have something in common. Both see the conflict between the West and Muslim worlds through the grand thesis of a “clash of civilizations”. Some see it as a forever war. I think this approach…

Who Lost World War II? The West

Sunday, the 80th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland, Vice President Mike Pence spoke in Warsaw’s Pilsudski Square of “five decades of untold suffering and death that followed” the invasion. Five decades! What Pence was saying was…

Slavery is real and the West profits from it

Modern slavery is a prominent term of late. Thus far, efforts to deal with it have tended to focus on criminality and the explicit imprisonment of people involved. Yet tackling modern slavery in a meaningful sense isn’t merely a question of…