Can Europe Exist without Russia?


The question that is the title of this article was the one asked of the participants of a seminar that I had the honor to organize thirty years ago. It was 1994. Russia was struggling to emerge from the ruins of the Soviet empire.

The death of Europe


The death of Europe is not just a metaphor rather it is the crude reality—Europe chose this path a hundred years ago and now is the beginning of the end. Europeans must realize this bitter fact and fear for their decaying identity.

Geopolitics of gas in Europe


The rise in gas and electricity prices would have surprised Europe with gas reserves at historic lows (60%) and would have staged the resounding failure of the energy policies of a European Union incapable of achieving utopian energy self-sufficie