In any international system, there are certain rules implemented with the goal to stabilise the inevitable rumble for power between different entities within the system. With the full-blown Russian attack on the Ukraine, our current system, influenced by western thinkers of the enlightenment period, is doomed to failure. The western liberal order under Anglo-American dominance,… Continue reading A new World Order
The Anglo-American world of today is in a constant state of hysteria and fear. About China, Covid, Russia, Nord-Stream 2, Trump, it's a long and quite creative list of all kind of dangers. And it's increasingly damaging to the power of these once so dominant and prosperous countries.
If there is one thing that the current crisis in and around Ukraine makes clear, it is the complete irrelevance of the NATO alliance, which over the past 30 years has transformed itself from a defensive alliance to a mere instrument of power for the U.S. hegemon. From a German's point of view, it is… Continue reading NATO is dead
Yesterday, the leaders of Australia, Great Britain and the USA announced a new agreement. The focus is on equipping Australia with nuclear-powered submarines, which are produced by the United States and Great Britain. A few weeks after the NATO-withdrawal from Afghanistan, this is the first step towards the new policy in the indo-pacific area. But… Continue reading AUKUS
The successes were astounding; the world sometimes looked enviously and sometimes ignorantly at the nations of Asia, especially those of the East and the Southeast. After the experience of various pandemics, swine flu, Sars and Mers, these countries were able to achieve considerable successes and show the West in particular its shortcomings. Now, however, they… Continue reading The Model Pupils under Pressure
Two developments are currently damaging the social and moral foundations of the West. The first is the liberal market faith of the conservatives, which began its triumphant march across the Western world and beyond from Great Britain in the 1980s and is commonly referred to as neoliberalism. The second is the adaptation of this worldview… Continue reading The new Barbarism
Joe Biden had just completed his first hundred days in office and was generally considered to have a good and determined approach. There was no question of "Sleepy Joe", as he was often denounced under Trump. Now, however, events in the Middle East are forcing him to change his focus in the short term. Biden… Continue reading Biden’s new Challenge