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Dense Fog In The Channel

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, May 30, 2016

There is an enduring myth that the London Times once published the headline: “Dense Fog in the Channel: Continent Isolated for Three Days.” In reality, this was always a joke. The principal reason that it evolved into a false “fact” is that it was cited by Nazi propaganda as evidence of insufferable English arrogance.


Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, May 28, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Forbes article "Putin For Life?"

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The Great EU Power Trap

quoting Timothy Garton Ashvia The Spectator
Saturday, May 28, 2016

Having influence in a powerful European Union means giving it much more power over us.

Related Commentary

Learning What Not To Do: The North Korean Nuclear Example

by Miles Maochun Yuvia Strategika
Friday, May 27, 2016

There are no historical precedents to justify current American confidence that the treaty with Iran will prevent it from going nuclear. There are, however, historical precedents of how unauthorized and unhelpful secret back channels have derailed ongoing major U.S. governmental diplomatic initiatives and negotiations that involve difficult players.

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Walls' Street: Is The Fed The World's Central Bank?

featuring Niall Fergusonvia NBR Radio
Thursday, May 26, 2016

World renowned economic commentator and professor Niall Ferguson mused on Sunday Business if the US Federal Reserve has become the world’s central bank.

In the News

Estonian President: Past EU Crises – Small Headaches Compared To Today's Challenges

mentioning Michael McFaulvia The Baltic Course
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Past crises seem like small headaches compared to the challenges the European Union is facing today, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said speaking at the Stanford University on May 23rd, cites LETA/BNS.

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The Washington Post Begins Global Expansion Of Opinions

mentioning Michael McFaulvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The Washington Post introduces its new Global Opinions section which greatly expands The Post’s mix of viewpoints by adding contributing columnists and fresh voices from major regions across the world.

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Vote To Leave EU Will 'Condemn Britain To Irrelevance' Say Historians

mentioning Niall Fergusonvia The Guardian
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Letter signed by more than 300 prominent historians says voters can ‘stiffen cohesion of our continent in a dangerous world.'

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The Libertarian: “Should Britain Exit the EU?”

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Will the UK go its own way?

Analysis and Commentary

Putin For Life?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

One of the few remaining non-Kremlin-line newspapers, RBK, leaked a memo in its possession from the Investigations Committee of the Russian Federation, headed by General Nikolai Tutevich, to General Viktor Zolotov, commander of the newly-created National Guard of the Russian Federation.