Background papers

US Tariff Wars: World Trade on the Brink

Earlier this year, the US announced 25% tariffs on Steel and 10% tariffs on aluminum from the EU; they also announced similar tariffs on products coming from Canada, Mexico, China and other countries. In retaliation, most countries including the EU has imposed reciprocal tariffs hitting steel, aluminum, agricultural crops, manufactured good, tobacco and alcohol.  Until… Continue reading US Tariff Wars: World Trade on the Brink

Background papers, Political Commentary

The EU Needs a Considered Security Legal Refugee/Asylum Seeker Screening methodology not “Stop Soros”

In contrast to my last analysis  of Hungry's regressive "Stop Soros" law, I do believe that over all these years of refugee influx, the huge secretariat sitting in the EU and its various organizations should have developed a consulted, considered security screening framework to sort out applicant refugees. After all Europe cannot absorb unfettered immigration.… Continue reading The EU Needs a Considered Security Legal Refugee/Asylum Seeker Screening methodology not “Stop Soros”

International Law, Political Commentary

Hungary’s “Stop Soros” Law a Definitive Challenge to EU Human Rights Charter

When Hitler started his rant on the MASTER-RACE, most European leaders stuck their heads in the sand and did not react as vociferously as they should have; they chose the road of appeasement. Today Hungary is feeding into a megalomaniac's distorted view of the refugee influx into Europe, a man who has been able to… Continue reading Hungary’s “Stop Soros” Law a Definitive Challenge to EU Human Rights Charter

Background papers, Political Commentary

Trump’s Foreign Policy: Shifting 70 years old World Order

It is remarkable that the 45th POTUS has been able to meet with Kim Jong-Un without any allies present, without China in the room and most importantly, without undue obstructionism from US Congress and the Democrats. This would never have been possible for President Obama and there are clear reasons why. This is the second… Continue reading Trump’s Foreign Policy: Shifting 70 years old World Order

Political Commentary

Alternative Interpretations: UK and the Russian Expulsions

The timing of the alleged Russian poisoning of the defector was uncanny. It was the week before PM May was going to have her final showdown with the EU on BREXIT negotiations. Then there was the positioning and May's carefully crafted House of Commons statement a few days later, in which she invoked the full… Continue reading Alternative Interpretations: UK and the Russian Expulsions