Author Archives: Miguel Nunes Silva

Europe’s Conchita Wurst Consensus

Non-Western nations have mastered the art of feigning liberalism in exchange for economic and military favor.

France Needs the Mistral Deal More Than Russia

NATO pressure puts the contract on ice—to François Hollande’s dismay and Marine Le Pen’s delight.

Europe Turns Against the EU

Continental federalism’s inherent conflicts of interest have empowered skeptical conservatives.

Norway’s Lessons for NATO

Internationalists’ idealism is blind to the fact that military alliances are limited by interest.

Russia, the West, and ‘Moral Equivalence’

Why Putin’s actions in Crimea look to the rest of the world a lot like NATO’s Kosovo intervention.