Selected Articles: War, Corruption, and Totalitarianism in Europe

polandPolish Government Expands Police State Powers

By Clara Weiss, February 25 2016

Poland’s right-wing nationalist government has rapidly expanded its police state measures in recent weeks.

Financial Chaos and Debt Default in the European UnionThe Destabilization and Fracture of the EU: Will the European Union Share the Same Fate as the Soviet Union?

By Sputnik, February 27 2016

EU politicians and European heads of state are desperately looking for ways to save the European project, but a series of powerful anti-EU shocks, and growing public distrust makes a Soviet-style collapse seem almost inevitable, French economist Charles Gave suggests.

xEU-Parliament-770x470.jpg.pagespeed.ic.a6-Lnqq6OnEuropean Parliament Voted to Stop All Sales of Weapons to Saudi Arabia. Slap in the Face for David Cameron

By Ben Hogg, February 27 2016

As political debate in Britain centres on the EU referendum in June, a significant decision took place in the European Parliament this week.

UK-Trident_boatTrident – the UK’s Route to Nuclear Annihilation?

By Oliver Tickell, February 27 2016

Why is it so important to the US that Britain renew its nuclear weapons of mass destruction? The main purpose of Trident, writes Oliver Tickell, is to allow the UK to join American nuclear attacks, adding ‘legitimacy’ to them…

wikiLeaks-logo-01Newly Translated WikiLeaks Saudi Cable: Overthrow the Syrian Regime, but Play Nice with Russia

By Brad Hoff, February 27 2016

It is no secret that Saudi Arabia, along with its Gulf and Western allies, has played a direct role in fueling the fires of grinding sectarian conflict that has kept Syria burning for the past five years.

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