Richard Palmer

Dutch Election: Political System Shatters

Geert Wilders didn’t lose. Instead, he’s part of a dangerous trend sweeping Europe.

Trumpet analysts Brad Macdonald and Richard Palmer discuss the new Scottish referendum.

The survival of the United Kingdom is once again at risk.

EU leaders say Europe needs a defense union so it can be a ‘superpower.’

Many say the EU’s latest push for a combined military is doomed to fail. Are they right?

The EU creates ‘the nucleus of a future European army.’

The latest outburst reminds Germany that it needs a real solution to the migration crisis.

America’s new protectionism is forcing Latin America to seek new partners.

Concern over a Trump-Putin friendship is misplaced. Instead, watch for the global order to be overturned by a different relationship.

Even a modest boost to German defense spending means radical changes to the world order.

America’s new protectionism is forcing Latin America to seek new partners.

Europe doing more means Germany doing more.

Czech Republic and Romania are sending major chunks of their armies to the Bundeswehr.

“Almost silently, Germany has changed its defense policy.”

A leader once suspicious of Germany now wants a European superpower with ‘huge expenditures’ on its military.

Some see disaster; others see ‘an enormous opportunity.’

The EU needs to unify quickly—and the easiest way forward is for a core group to leave the rest behind.

But Xi Jinping is great!

Where can Eastern Europe turn if America won’t protect it?

Why America was ‘fated to lead’—and who made it that way.

‘Chinese strategists believe Beijing will need to strike at the U.S. Achilles heel.’