A speech given by Sean Gabb in Bratislava, on the 15th August 2017, to the Institute of Economic and Social Studies (INESS).
Today, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom will rule whether Parliament or ministers have the power to begin the Brexit process.
In November of last year, the High Court in London ruled that the Brexit procedure cannot be started without the approval of parliament. After the court statement, the government appealed to the Supreme Court.
Will the American forces leave as part of a strategic plan that saves American lives or will they retreat in a bloody rush, in a debacle that ends in disaster for all of us?
All-in-all, Russia’s intervention in Syria was a political and a military victory both for Russian diplomacy as well as for the Russian armed forces. Unlike Washington, Russia is too keen to find itself in Middle Eastern quagmire nightmares which have dampened Washington’s ever hegemonic spirit during the past 15 years, because unlike Washington, Russia has a clear exit strategy, one which we all just witnessed in Syria.