The EU establishment starts to feel the squeeze as Hungary’s Victor Orbán sets out his vision for the future of the bloc. Continue reading A “Beautiful Fence”
Hacks, journalists, political vampires, and just plain writers may have only a few months remaining to use the collective Three M’s of European Politics. Not that May, Macron, and Merkel really hang out together, or agree on anything worth writing about… My warning to alliteration-addicted wordsmiths comes as the state elections in Bavaria hurtle ever closer. The main (read: nigh-only) party, the Christian Social Union … Continue reading The Beginning of the End for Merkel
In a meeting of two globally-reviled world leaders, who really won? Continue reading Aging Wallflower Meets Hermit King – A Historic Meeting of Minds
While the Irish Boarder Question dominates more of the Brexit negotiations, we should perhaps take a look at some of the individual nation-states with whom Britain is negotiating with… Continue reading The State of the Union
As I turned over in my bed at 8:30am this morning, the sound of the BBC News alert began to ring in my ear. My eyes winced as I checked the notification on my phone, slowly adjusting to the brightness of my room. There it was, Breaking News: ‘’Air Strikes on Syria were a “highly successful mission” says UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson’’. I do … Continue reading Have the airstrikes on Syria cost us more than we bargained for?