We Need New Watchdogs

In the last year, the talk of a new Cold War has grown. America must face the Chinese threat. It is not just economic and military power, but China offers a different ideology that is an alternative to woke capital. This threat even inspired a new Long Telegram (The Longer Telegram) paying homage to Kennan’s…

Creating the Problems You Fantasize About

If one walks the Mall in Washington DC today, one will come up to a tall fence with razor wire. This metal fence is supported by a row of Jersey barriers behind it. Standing fifty feet or so behind this fence are members of the National Guard. This fencing goes for blocks to the east…

A Defector Gene

As we watch the globalism crisis unfold, it is interesting to watch different reactions from different populations. There does seem to be a bit of the Hajnal Line working within the EU as Eastern Europe & Italy are moving to secure sovereignty while Western Europe has a less strident posture but makes statements about securing…

Spies Like Us

A few illusions have been shattered in the Trump era. The illusion of pundit expertise melted in the election cycle. The illusion or hope that the media would get anything right evaporated. A major illusion that has not stood the test of the Trump era is that our intelligence community is competent. Like the other…