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Trump’s N. Korea talks are set to fail

By Hermes  •  June 14, 2018

It’s not too early to see where this is headed.

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Hold your N. Korea summit analysis

By Aristophanes  •  June 12, 2018

It’s too early to tell if President Donald Trump’s nuclear negotiations will promote long-term peace.

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Catalonia is Spain’s problem — for now

By Aristophanes  •  October 27, 2017

Catalonia seeks independence from a Spanish government unwilling to give it. For the moment, the international community should avoid interfering.

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A second Korean War is a real possibility

By Aristophanes  •  October 12, 2017

The president’s affinity for nuclear bluster could have dire consequences.

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Angela Merkel is a global feminist icon who isn’t feminist

By Aristophanes  •  September 30, 2017

As one newspaper put it: “The world’s most powerful woman won’t call herself a feminist.”

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By opposing Merkel, Social Democrats saved Germany

By Aristophanes  •  September 26, 2017

The Social Democratic Party broke Merkel’s grand coalition. It’s the best way to keep populist forces at bay.

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Trump must alter his rhetoric on N. Korea

By Aristophanes  •  September 26, 2017

With every bellicose tweet, we edge closer to nuclear war. The president should put down his smartphone and engage in open diplomacy.


Rise and fall of the Italian Carbonari

By Aristophanes  •  September 21, 2017

The Italian Carbonari’s secretive structure was highly hypocritical, working to topple the regime from within.

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Macron’s presidency will fail

By Aristophanes  •  September 4, 2017

The French president is headed toward irrevocable political disaster.


US should accept N. Korea’s nuclear ambitions

By Aristophanes  •  August 22, 2017

When it comes to North Korea, there is only one option left: acceptance.


Brexit, Asimov and the ‘Evitable Conflict’

By Aristophanes  •  August 19, 2017

What a 20th century science fiction story tells us about political centralization.