The Revolution Accelerates Again

The revolution accelerates occasionally, inflicting on us war, disease, famine, and destruction, only to seemingly recoil and retract its merciless claws from Christian civilization. Then it simmers and bides its time. Sometimes it even goes into hibernation, reinventing itself into a variety of putative new forms. This is the case here and now, but it’s…

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A Finnish Maxim M-32 machine gun nest during the Winter War, Photo courtesy of the Military Museum of Finland

Whose death camps, Mr. Putin?

This article was also published by Newsmax.  Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has finally picked on someone his own size: Finland. His officials have virtually accused the Finns of genocide of Soviet civilians in “concentration camps,” allegedly complete with gas chambers, during the Second World War. It is charged that some 8,000 died, including children. This…

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Can the Intra-Afghan Negotiations Yield Lasting Peace?

This article was written by IWP student Arash Yaqin. Even after almost half a century of conflict, Afghanistan has ranked first out of the ten must-watch conflicts for 2020 by the International Crisis Group. Today, the fate of Afghanistan’s system of government is at stake at the negotiating table with the Taliban, which is looking to reinstate the Islamic…

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Israel will annex nothing

Applying “annexation” to what is legitimately its own territory is just another example of poor Israeli public diplomacy. Israel will annex nothing because it cannot–it does not occupy territory once part of another country. The use of the word “annexation” by the Israeli government is simply another indication of the fact that Israel never misses…

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The Public Health Crisis as a Disruptive Creative Force

An Analysis by the Rennes School of Business Research Lab With the help of France’s most internationally diverse management team, the Rennes School of Business Research Lab has spent the last few months focusing on the impact of the current public health crisis. Through their analysis of 24 contemporary studies, 49 academics are shedding unique…

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CODENAME: WALLFLOWER — The Guy Liddell Diaries

The codename was “WALLFLOWER” and according to noted British military historian Nigel West, it was the “most treasured possession” of the British Security Service. When finally released to the world in 2007 after decades under lock and key in the MI-5 director – general’s office safe, World War II and Cold War historians around the…

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U.S. Should Stay Put in Germany

President Donald Trump had a bad day because Berlin annoyed him again. Therefore he blurted out that he’d withdraw almost 10,000 U.S. troops out of nearly 35,000 stationed in Germany. I hope he does not follow through. Read more at Newsmax.com

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Destination Siberia

by Marek Jan Chodakiewicz (reviewer) The Mass Deportation of Poles to Siberia, 1863-1880 by Andrew A. Gentes (author) A leading expert on imperial Russia’s penal issues, including St. Petersburg’s use and abuse of Siberia as its favorite dumping ground for undesirables, Andrew A. Gentes, has given us a rare treat: a well-researched and trenchantly argued…

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Poland Angered as Protesters Smear Hero’s Statue

Unlike in Western Europe, where, following the slaying of George Floyd, so-called “sympathy demonstrations” ensued against “American racism,” the Three Seas region has been relatively calm. In fact, if anything, the original sympathy toward the protesters in Minneapolis has turned sour as the images of mayhem, violence, arson and looting across America zoomed over the…

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