One of Britain’s smartest politicians warned about mass immigration – in 1968

Summary: Europe's leaders have opened their borders to immigrants with radically different cultures. It's one of history's largest public policy experiments, made with little or no planning or research about its consequences. In 1968 Enoch Powell, a genius British politician, foresaw this -- and warned about its effects on Britain. The generation now growing up … Continue reading One of Britain’s smartest politicians warned about mass immigration – in 1968

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Stories about Saudi Arabia reveal mysteries of the world’s most powerful kingdom

The Desert Dream: Saudi Arabia

Summary: Yesterday's news from Saudi Arabia reminds us about the importance of that little but rich and powerful nation, and how little we know about it. Here are two great articles giving fascinating glimpses into that strange and mysterious land. This is a follow-up to yesterday's Today the Saudis got a new Crown Prince. Stratfor explains how … Continue reading Stories about Saudi Arabia reveal mysteries of the world’s most powerful kingdom

Today the Saudis got a new Crown Prince. Stratfor explains how this might rock the region

Saudi flag

Summary: Has the appointment of a new crown prince made Saudi Arabia more stable, or set off conflicts among the Princes that will bring it down? Either way, the result might transform the politics of the Middle East. Here is Stratfor's analysis of this major event. Second of two posts today. "{T}he Kingdom’s 80th birthday … Continue reading Today the Saudis got a new Crown Prince. Stratfor explains how this might rock the region