Tag: Prime Minister

Austrian Chameleon was all things to all men

There is no question about whether the Austrian chancellor jumped or was pushed when he announced his resignation on Saturday. His coalition partners the Greens have put the knife to Sebastian Kurz’s neck when they have initiated a vote of confidence against the embattled chancellor for Tuesday, which he was almost certainly bound to lose.

Why Marine le Pen’s bid for presidential office will fail

In 1979, the British far-right anti-immigrant party National Front was poised to make massive gains in the general election. Tory Party contender Margaret Thatcher, disregarding the fact that more migrants had poured into the UK under Conservative party office than Labour made an anti-immigration speech that anti-migrant Enoch Powell would have applauded. Consequently, the Tory swept in – and so did millions of migrants.

With Hapless Allies like NATO who needs Enemies

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) appears to be oddly equipped to defend Europe from the Irish let alone the might of Federal Russia or China. Routed and in full retreat from Afghanistan after 20 years of hapless intervention during which time the Stone Age reverted to the Iron Age recent interventions suggest NATO could stamp the same fate on Europe.