Germany needs to stand up, not as an aggressor or an imperialist power of the past, but as a defender of democracy. Continue reading “When the Germans Marching East Is a Good Thing. Can Germany Handle It?”
CETA will debilitate further the vanishing EU middle class as well as the building blocks of the European Union, i.e. its member states. Continue reading “CETA Is Actually Going to Hurt the EU and the West. A Lot.”
The good people of the EU have had every chance to solidify their supra-national state as a benevolent power but didn’t.
Also, between Donald Trump and Donald Tusk, I like Donald Duck best… Continue reading “The EU That Should Have Pulled Itself Together Long before Trump”
China might have achieved a major geopolitical breakthrough mainly thanks to domestic shifts in some of the top US allies in the Asia-Pacific region. If it permanently secures them on its side, this might be a game changer for the geopolitics of the entire globe. Continue reading “Has China Just Made Its Big Geopolitical Break? Or Is It about To?”
The ugly disintegration of the former Yugoslavia is probably far from over. The Republic of Macedonia could be the next time bomb. Continue reading “Macedonia: More Scary Skeletons Are Yet to Break Out of Yugoslavia’s Closet”
It’s quite simple: Romania has got a civil society, and it works!
Trump’s “Muslim Travel Ban” will yield few practical benefits while boosting anti-Americanism around the globe. Yet, Trump’s doing it – because HE CAN. Continue reading “New US President Trump’s ‘Muslim Travel Ban’: Much Bravado about Nothing!”
In the past few years, the cornerstone of Eastern Europe’s progress, the US security umbrella, has started to seem increasingly, and dreadfully, shaky. Continue reading “Will Trump Let Eastern Europe Be ‘Trumpled’? By Russia or by Turkey?”
The Spotlight movie conveys in a captivating manner the now almost completely gone meticulousness, depth, and romanticism of old-school, traditional media, among all else. Continue reading “Spotlight and the (Newspaper) Journalism the World Is Losing and Bulgaria Never Had”