Putin and Assad represent stability. NATO is backing ISIS, and as it is right now it would be far-fetched to think that any Westerner approves of the fact that their government (even the Swedish government has funded rebels in Syria) has financially backed this heinous group.
Furthermore everyone should forget the “moderate rebels”. There are no moderate rebels. There is ISIS and their various NATO (not least Turkey) backed allies and there is Assad backed by Putin.
Last War of the World-Island: The Geopolitics of Contemporary Russia
Alexander Dugin traces the geopolitical development of Russia from its origins in Kievan Rus and the Russian Empire, through the peak of its global influence during the Soviet era, and finally to the current presidency of Vladimir Putin. Dugin sees Russia as the primary geopolitical pole of the land-based civilizations of the world, forever destined […]
Convergence of Catastrophes
The thesis of this book is a terrifying one: our present global civilisation will collapse within twenty years, and it is too late to stop it. We shall regress to a ‘New Middle Ages’ akin to the fall of the Roman Empire, only much more destructive. For the first time in the whole of human […]
Putin vs Putin: Vladimir Putin Viewed from the Right
According to Prof Alexander Dugin, Vladimir Putin stands at a crossroads. Throughout his career as the President of Russia, Putin has attempted to balance two opposing sides of his political nature: one side is a liberal democrat who seeks to adopt Western-style reforms in Russia and maintain good relations with the United States and Europe, […]
War and Democracy
War and Democracy presents a selection of essays and reviews by Paul Gottfried written from 1975 to the present. They cover a variety of topics, both historical and contemporary, ranging from Oswald Spengler and the Frankfurt School to the destruction of classical liberalism, the dumbing down of higher education and the increasing dominance of administration […]
Carl Schmitt Today: Terrorism, Just War, and the State of Emergency
Few names, apart from that of Leo Strauss, are invoked more often when discussing the American response to terrorism in recent years than that of Carl Schmitt. Schmitt, who was part of the German school of political thought known as the ‘Conservative Revolution,’ is widely regarded as having been one of the greatest legal minds […]
Defining Terrorism: The End of Double Standards
‘One man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter’: are such movements as Hezbollah, Hamas, the IRA, ETA, the Tamil Tigers, and so on ‘terrorists’ or ‘freedom fighters’? With the absence of a consensus on a clear, universal and permanent definition of terrorism, that famous adage will continue to characterise international relations, and the chaos, confusion […]