Europe

Nationalism vs. supra-nationalism: DeGaulle was right

By |August 18th, 2015|

 

(By Centennial Fellow Bill Moloney, writing from Nantucket) The greatest Frenchman since Napoleon and twice the savior of his nation, Charles De Gaulle (1890-1970) remains the most influential European statesman of the post-World War II era.   Like Metternich, Bismarck, and Churchill before him, De Gaulle embodied a world-historical vision that remains […]

Europe and the end of history

By |August 18th, 2014|

(Oslo) In 1992 renowned political scientist Francis Fukuyama published an iconic book entitled The End of History and the last Man which was widely interpreted to mean that with the collapse of the Soviet Union the World had reached a decisive turning point characterized by the final triumph of liberal democracy and free markets. […]

Patterns of disengagement, disarmament, and decline

By |April 10th, 2014|

(Hilton Head, S.C.) Tim Scott- the first African –American United States Senator from the South since the 19th century- is a conservative Republican who will cruise to a lopsided electoral victory in November. […]