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The Truth and Beauty of Madrid and Lombardia (Down and Out)

Summary: The fate of Europe depends on many factors, not least on the support of the people in Europe’s periphery for the European Union. Today we have an excerpt from Truth & Beauty that gives an accurate picture of conditions in this pivotal region, with a comparison to Russia’s time of troubles. . This is …

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A smart expatriate, Eric Kraus, gives a rant about the decline of the West

Summary:   As the saying goes, with distance comes perspective.  Eric Kraus writes from Russia about the decline of the West, a theme frequently discussed on the FM website — to which he brings some new insights. But the future will be what we make it. “Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, …

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Question time on the FM website (plus The Week in Review)

Ask any question about geopolitics, broadly defined. We — and others reading the FM website — will attempt to answer it in the comments.   All answers welcomed! Contents Questions received so far To start the discussion: articles of interest this week A disturbing fact to disturb this week’s sleep Quote of the week (1)  Questions …

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