Last week something historic happened in the US Senate. For the first time in 45 years, a chamber of the US Congress voted to pull US forces from a military conflict under the 1973 War Powers Act.
Sadly, but not surprisingly, neither Congress nor the administration is fighting to cut, or at least not increase, spending.
The problem “democracy” has today, suggests pundit Pat Buchanan, is that it’s not working, and this is partially because of the current behavior of its main representative: the United States.
Paris shows that Western elites may be reaching the limits of their political capacity to impose major sacrifices upon their constituents, who are turning to populists of the left and right to dethrone those elites.
What’s an empire without an army? It’s just a thought, an ambition, a dream. This reality explains the proposal for a European Union army.