Of Fake News and History Suborned (In War and Peace)

Of Fake News and History Suborned (In War and Peace)

Greg Maybury is a freelance writer based in Perth, Australia. His main areas of interest are American history and politics in general, with a special focus on economic, national security, military, and geopolitical affairs. For over 6 years he has regularly...
With Friends Like These (Who Needs Allies?)

With Friends Like These (Who Needs Allies?)

‘[For us] it is one thing to remain a good friend, but too close an embrace will lead Americans and others to resurrect the “deputy sheriff” tag. The Americans have always put their own interests first and will continue to do so; we should follow their example....
The Praetorian Bodyguards (Of the Empire’s Liars)

The Praetorian Bodyguards (Of the Empire’s Liars)

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. — F Scott Fitzgerald, 1936 —  So far as I can see, all political thinking for years has been vitiated in the...