Category Archives: Europe

The Turning Point?

Translated from the French by Tom Sunic Centuries never immediately acquire a character that can reward them with a right spot in history. Thus the 20th century did not really start until 1914. Will the 21st century be labeled as “the 2015 century”? Without wishing to predict the future, which remains by definition unpredictable, we […]

The Noose Tightens on Europe

How short the memory. How empty the rhetoric. Just weeks after the largest outpouring of support for “free speech” that Europe has witnessed in recent decades, genuine free speech in Europe finds itself lined up opposite a Jewish firing squad. The Guardian reports that European Jewish leaders, backed by a host of former EU heads […]

Pope Francis tells “no longer fertile” Europe to “ensure the acceptance of immigrants”

It’s not every day that the Pope addresses the European Parliament (the last time was John Paul II in 1988). So the amiable Pope Francis I’s coming to give speak before the Strasbourg assembly and a to the Council of Europe (a Cold War-era pan-European institution including Russia, not an EU body) was a major […]

Vibrancy and Viruses: Free Advice for Struggling Conservatives

It’s heart-warming how generous liberals can be. On both sides of the Atlantic, they’re giving their political opponents free advice on how to win elections. And it’s uncanny how similar the advice is: “Conservative party’s problem with ethnic minority voters is costing it seats: Ignoring the UK’s significant non-white population could diminish political parties’ reach […]

Croatia’s Patron Saints; the House of Habsburg and the Idea of the Reich

What follow is the English translation of my lecture given in the German language for the gentlemen of the Order of St. George, held on September 29, 2012 in the city of Varaždin, Croatia, under the patronage of the House of Habsburg and the crown prince Karl von Habsburg. The speech was subsequently published in […]