“When the United States recognized the Jewish state of Israel, it sent shockwaves throughout the international system. Donald Trump’s recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is as historic as Harry Truman’s move in 1948. In fact, the announcement last week is probably the most consequential foreign policy decision of the young Trump Administration.”
“While the 1848 revolutionary movements did impart their liberal, socialist, or Communist sensibilities onto the European people in the long-run, all they ended up doing in 1848 was to galvanize the global counter-revolutionary forces against them. This explains why Simms, like many historians, dubbed the 1848 revolutions a “failure.” Yet, their long-term impact was fundamentally to alter the political status quo of Europe forever. In fact, I believe the 1848 revolutions were not “failures,” so much as they were merely incomplete.”
Most Western analysts are incorrect in their view on Russian foreign policy intentions. Very often, they focus solely on Russia’s western side and completely ignore Russia’s Far East. This backgrounder seeks to change that. After all, Russia without its Far East is not Russia. It is Muscovy. And that’s not a country, it’s an existential target.
Scotland has announced its intention to hold a referendum on independence in order to remain in the European Union. This is a mistake. Read on to find out why.
Eric Khzmalyan, a Eurasian geopolitical expert, offers his outlook on the future of China’s One Belt, One Road economic policy and its geopolitical underpinnings
In my most recent article over at American Greatness, I assert that globalism is dead. Globalization has ended. And, in order for the U.S. to secure its interests in this increasingly parochial world, the U.S. must create an informal alliance of like minded Western democracies to secure its interests.
President-elect Donald Trump has signaled his intention to hold Sino-American Relations hostage until he can force the Chinese to renegotiate trade deals with the U.S. Mr. Trump has signaled his willingness to recognize Taiwan in order to get the Chinese to the table. In turn, this has prompted hostility from China. This essay addresses why China will challenged the new Trump Administration.
This is a response to the UK Defence Journal articulating the belief that the UK military could defeat the Chinese in war. As you will read here, this is unfortunately (truly) not the case.