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Turkey poses threat to Europe’s security as Erdogan pursues ‘New Caliphate’

With Turkey's announcement that it will allow Muslim refugees to cross into EU territory and his increasing military intervention in Libya, many people are wondering what motivates its leader, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Does he intend restoring the Ottoman Empire in Europe, the Middle East and Northern Africa?

Bad decisions have spread Coronavirus

The Coronavirus was spread throughout China by travel associated with the Chinese new year. Now the virus is being spread throughout the US by travel associated with spring break.

30 Years Since F. W. de Klerk’s Great Betrayal

As even liberal and left-wing commentators agree, South Africa has been looted into bankruptcy by the radical ANC-Communist Party movement. On the thirtieth anniversary of its unbanning, Ilana Mercer places the blame for the catastrophic conditions in the country squarely on its last white president, F.W. de Klerk, and his calculated betrayal of his own people and constituents.

No 20/20 vision, but the South African picture is getting clearer

The notion of 20/20 vision refers to a clear vision over a distance of twenty feet. Now, I certainly do not have a clear vision of what can be expected for 2020, but slowly a picture is emerging, and it is not a pretty one. I want to ease into the bad news, so let’s start with a thin silver lining.

Suleimani: America is judge, jury and executioner

Ilana Mercer questions the notion that the USA should have the right to attack or execute leaders in other countries at will, following on the recent assassination of Iran's Major General Qassim Suleimani.

Putin’s hour is at hand

Vladimir Putin is the most impressive leader on the world stage. He survived and arose from a Russia corrupted by Washington and Israel during the Yeltsin years and reestablished Russia as a world power.

Sweden’s decaying democracy

A journalist is arrested and dragged out of the Gothenburg Book Fair because he politely asked a powerful politician... the wrong questions about his support for the ethnically-cleansed Zimbabwean dictatorship. Not only journalists, but academics and bloggers are being hounded by the leftist establishment daily. And the leftists have all the nasty instruments of the state at their disposal. Citizen reporter Fabian Fjälling looks into their excesses.

Why we don’t need the IMF

Since the writer RW Johnson predicted a while ago that South Africa will have no choice but to ask the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a loan, other analysts have also started to predict the same.

The American economy RIP

The miracle of the ‘Steinmeier Formula’

BerlinA so-called “formula”, presented by the German Federal President to settle the Donbass conflict, was finally signed in Minsk. But it leaves much to be desired.