Monthly Archives: April 2019

What US politicians got right and what they’ve got wrong – a Swedish perspective

That the Mueller Report took the wind out of the Liberal MSM doesn’t really help the Democrats before the next Presidential Election. CNN and MSNBC had invested a huge amount of credibility into the Russiagate narrative and with Trump now … Continue reading

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The elephant in the room

On Easter day seven bombs detonated in churches and luxury hotels around in Sri Lanka, an eighth bomb went off during defusing. Nearly 300 people were killed and 500 wounded in the coordinated attacks. The perpetrators were connected to the … Continue reading

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Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it – Europe has never learnt from the United States

When the First World War broke out in the late summer of 1914 the European powers engulfed the continent in a war in which the old world, both geographically and philosophically met the industrial modern age with catastrophic consequences. Even … Continue reading

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Why the 2019 European Parliament Election will be a victory for the anti-establishment

Between 23-26 of May 2019 the European Parliament Election will be held throughout the EU. This election has been described by many on both sides of the political spectrum as a political watershed. This is both true and false. To … Continue reading

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Libya – another failure for American foreign policy

Things are heating up in war torn Libya as the Libyan National Forces of Kalifa Haftar are advancing on Tripoli held by the Western backed Government of National Accord who’s forces so far have not been able to sufficiently stall … Continue reading

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Julian Assange arrested, the question is for what really?

This week Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, was hauled out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London by British police. Assange’s run in with the law stems from allegations in Sweden on rape, albeit those allegations might seem to have … Continue reading

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Politiskt sanktionerad hoplofobi och tomma vackra ord

Så kan svensk vapenpolitik av idag sammanfattas. Det går en röd tråd från den s.k. Doris-utredningen 2013 till Vapendirektivet och dess minst sagt demokratiskt dubiösa hantering till veckans dialogmöte om utformningen av en ny FAP, de föreskrifter styr sportskyttets utövande. … Continue reading

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The Ukrainian election, the big picture

The first round of the Ukrainian Presidential Elections saw comedian Volodomyr Zelensky coming out on top with a big margin against the current President Petro Poroschenko. This is hardly surprising. The leadership of Petro Poroschenko, brought to power in the … Continue reading

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International relations seem to change swiftly, just follow the oil trail

These days international relations seem to change swiftly. Not long ago Saudi Arabia under the rule of self portrayed reformist Mohammed bin Salman seemed to to have become really cozy with Israel under the beleaguered rule of Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu. … Continue reading

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