Browsing All Posts filed under »Europe«

Russia Moves Into The Arctic As The U.S. Withdraws

January 23, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ The Biden Administration is proving to be the willing lackey of Russian President Vladimir Putin. At his January 19 press conference, Biden, perhaps aware that Putin’s forces have already surrounded Ukraine, acknowledged that Russia is very likely to undertake a “minor incursion” into the country where his son once held a powerful […]

Europeans Clash Over Nuclear Energy

January 16, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Even as construction of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) is nearing completion in nuclear friendly France, their German neighbors have declared all nuclear energy technology to be “dangerous.” Moreover, the Germans, along with Austria, Portugal, Denmark, and Luxembourg, are loudly objecting to a proposal by the European Commission to allow nuclear technology […]

Energy Anguish Hits Britain

January 8, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ We are just weeks into winter and already an energy crisis is starting to burn in Britain. Part of this anguish is directed at climate policy, especially net zero. The Brits are way ahead of the US when it comes to threatening people with direct hits, so this is no […]

Pitfalls Of Energy Transition On Full Display In Europe

November 19, 2021 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ BY Matthew Kandrach: Regardless of whether the coming winter proves to be mild or severe, Americans are going to be paying a lot more just to stay warm. In the midst of a global energy crisis, energy-driven inflation is here and most Americans are deeply concerned. Unfortunately, energy policy […]

As Russia Invests In Arctic, America Falls Behind

November 3, 2021 by

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By Daniel Kochis and Johnathan Little ~ Even though the U.S. is one of eight Arctic nations, America has not adequately invested in the region and, as a result, has not yet fully embraced its status as an Arctic power. The opposite can be said of Russia, an Arctic nation that has invested heavily in […]

Biden And Boris: The Bad News Bears

October 3, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is comfortable working with Joe Biden on climate change issues. At the United Nations Johnson days ago praised Biden’s promise to double the U.S. contribution to imposing climate rules on developing nations, remarking that, “It’s fantastic to see the United States really stepping up and […]

Lack Of American Trade Leadership Would Leave US – Australia – UK Partnership Incomplete

September 27, 2021 by

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By Anthony B Kim and Sharan Kumar ~ The recently unveiled U.S.-Australia-U.K. trilateral security partnership is intended to deepen the security ties between the three longtime allies. The new partnership has been marketed as a strategic security alliance, with the Biden administration underscoring that “[AUKUS] is a fundamental decision—fundamental—that binds decisively Australia to the United […]

American Wokeness Threatens To Infect Europe

September 25, 2021 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ There’s a sickness emanating from America that seeks to contaminate all of Western civilization. In the words of French President Emmanuel Macron, “Certain social science theories entirely imported from the United States” are responsible for fomenting a wave of sentiments critical of the French Republic. It’s beyond dispute that many of […]

Gone With The Wind: America’s Energy Future On Display In Europe

September 24, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ As if the continuing spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant and fears of being flooded by waves of Afghan refugees weren’t enough, Europe is facing another crisis: The wind isn’t blowing. Steady, reliable northwesterly winds blowing in from the North Atlantic and the North Sea were supposed to be a […]

AUKUS (Something New)

September 21, 2021 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ And now for something entirely new. It’s AUKUS . . . A brand-new military alliance of English-speaking countries to face the China threat. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

NY Times Skips UK’s Good Virus News, Rips Boris, ‘Tory Sleaze’ That Broke No Rules

August 16, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times never misses a chance to go after Prime Minister Boris Johnson, leader of the Conservative Party in Great Britain, whether smearing him as tolerant of soccer racism or bashing him over a successful Brexit strategy. After months of vigilant coverage of the United Kingdom’s struggle with the coronavirus, […]

US Response To Cyberattacks? It Must Be More Than Just Biden’s ‘Off Limits’ List

July 8, 2021 by

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By Dustin Carmack ~ President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a mid-June summit in Geneva, after which Biden told reporters, “I talked about the proposition that certain critical infrastructure should be off-limits to attack, period—by cyber or any other means.” The president said he handed over a list of 16 areas of […]

Biden-Putin Summit Proves Essentially Fruitless

June 18, 2021 by

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By Alexis Mrachek and Luke Coffey ~ President Joe Biden met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva on June 16 to discuss a number of issues, including human rights, Ukraine, and cyberattacks. The summit was a result of the White House’s invitation to Putin this past spring in response to a massive Russian troop […]

Dutch Court Gets Climate Science Wrong

June 10, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ A recent Dutch Court decision is getting international attention because it commands climate action. The case itself is like angels on a pinhead, so of little interest. Shell Oil proposed to cut CO2 emissions by 40% and the Court made it 45%, both targets being stupid. The real concern is […]

A Pipeline For Vladimir, Pipe Dreams For Joe

June 4, 2021 by

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By Larry Bell ~ President Biden and his handlers certainly have a very strange strategy to protect us against the world’s greatest existential threat. I’m referring, of course, to climate change – certainly not to Democrat apathy regarding Marxism, China, or even Russia now that Trump is out of power to “collude” with. Joe launched […]

Biden’s Russian Collusion

May 29, 2021 by

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By Deroy Murdock ~ Is Joe Biden a Russian asset? After reading this tale of three pipelines, that unhappy ending will be hard to avoid. First, on Jan. 20, Biden’s first afternoon as president, he ditched the Trump-approved Keystone XL pipeline. Some 11,000 high-paying jobs, many unionized, vanished. While these suddenly unemployed Americans sulked, Russian […]

President Biden – Making Russia Great Again

May 24, 2021 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ President Joe Biden last week removed sanctions against Russian companies to allow completion of the massive Nord Stream 2 wind turbine and solar energy project so that Russia can supply this renewable energy abundance to U.S.-allied nations in western Europe. Gotta fight global warming and reverse climate change, don’t ya know!! […]

The Life Of Jailed Russian Dissident Alexei Navalny Is In Peril. US Must Act To Save Him.

April 14, 2021 by

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By Alexis Mrachek ~ Over the past few weeks, Russian dissident Alexei Navalny’s health has been deteriorating. Navalny’s condition began with back pain and numbness in his legs, but it has worsened to include a severe cough, fever, two herniated discs, and diminishing feeling in both hands. Navalny is currently incarcerated at the Pokrov penal […]

Petulant NY Times Can’t Admit They Were Wrong On Brexit, Despite THIS Step Forward

March 3, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times London bureau chief Mark Landler tried to trip up Great Britain’s Conservative Party prime minister Boris Johnson while he does a victory lap over a successful Brexit, and a successful roll-out of coronavirus vaccines, in “Brexit Is Done, but the U.K. Keeps Brussels as a Punching Bag,” in Monday’s […]

If France Can Reject Wokeness, So Can We

February 19, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ An interesting piece in The New York Times highlights a ferocious blowback against woke ideas in France. Yes, France. “The threat is said to be existential,” foreign correspondent Norimitsu Onishi writes, adding: It fuels secessionism. Gnaws at national unity. Abets Islamism. Attacks France’s intellectual and cultural heritage. The threat? ‘Certain social […]

The European Union’s Christmas Wish List Deserves A Lump of Coal

December 22, 2020 by

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By Daniel Kochis ~ The European Union Commission, the executive arm of the EU, earlier this month published what it called a “new EU-US agenda for global change.” The agenda is the EU’s attempt to reset relations with the U.S. after the Trump administration. That a similar agenda was not offered to President Donald Trump […]

The UK Reverses Course On Huawei On 5G And Stands Up To China

May 31, 2020 by

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By Nile Gardiner and Klon Kitchen ~ It’s been a bad few days for the Communist Party-led government in Beijing in its efforts to gain economic and strategic influence in the United Kingdom and Europe. China’s flagship technology company, Huawei, is finding that its welcome mat is being taken away in London, the world’s biggest […]

Denmark Is Not A Socialist Economic Nirvana

May 20, 2020 by

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By Anthony B Kim ~ A recent New York Times op-ed observed that “Danes haven’t built a ‘socialist’ country. Just one that works.” A more precise observation would have been that Denmark has built a free-market democracy that works for Danes. Given the fact that America is a much larger and far more diverse and […]

No Lockdown in Sweden

April 9, 2020 by

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Jeff Jacoby  ~ Did Sweden blunder? Or did everyone else? In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the world’s governments have gone to unheard-of lengths to keep people apart and try to slow the spread of the virus. Schools and businesses have been shuttered, public gatherings banned, construction projects halted, restaurants darkened, air travel […]