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Secret Sacrifice: The Agents Who Risked All Behind Nazi Lines

Secret sacrifice: the agents who risked all behind Nazi lines The Guardian · by Gareth Rubin · May 31, 2020 Major Francis Suttill, codenamed Prosper, led a network covering Paris. He was executed six weeks before VE day. Photograph: Courtesy of Francis J SuttillA very ordinary-looking metal canister will appear on BBC primetime series The Repair Shop next month. The size […]

Eurozone Economy Suffers Worst Quarterly Performance Since 2013 – Experts Predict A Gloomy 2020; Meanwhile, U.S. Stock Market Closing In On Best Year Since 2013

Eurozone Economy Suffers Worst Quarterly Performance Since 2013 – Experts Predict A Gloomy 2020; Meanwhile, U.S. Stock Market Closing In On Best Year Since 2013   https://fortunascorner.com       A tale of two continents.  Need more evidence or reasoning that Britain’s made the right decision with respect to Brexit? Look no further than the […]

The Brexit Party’s Stunning Victory Is Just The Beginning; Prepare For A Revolution In British Politics; Nigel Farage Says: “We Are Here To Stay; And To Change [British And European] Politics For Good.”  “The Sick Man Of Europe — Is Europe”

The Brexit Party’s Stunning Victory Is Just The Beginning; Prepare For A Revolution In British Politics; Nigel Farage Says: “We Are Here To Stay; And To Change [British And European] Politics For Good.”  “The Sick Man Of Europe — Is Europe” http://www.frotunascorner.com      Pro-Brexit member of Parliament, Nigel Farage, had a May 27, 2019 Op-Ed […]

European Union About To Get Walloped; Nationalism, Populism Surging Ahead Of Tomorrow’s/May 23 Elections — Likely To Lead To A Neutered EU At Best And, A Radical Sea-Change For The Continent

European Union About To Get Walloped; Nationalism, Populism Surging Ahead Of Tomorrow’s/May 23 Elections — Likely To Lead To A Neutered EU At Best And, A Radical Sea-Change For The Continent https://fortunascorner.com     I have been writing ever since Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU) on June 23, 2016, that I thought […]

The Establishment Coup Against Brexit: ‘What Would Washington Have Done, If Loyalists At Valley Forge Told Him Independence Would Cost America 3 Percent Of GDP?

The Establishment Coup Against Brexit: ‘What Would Washington Have Done, If Loyalists At Valley Forge Told Him Independence Would Cost America 3 Percent Of GDP?   https://fortunascorner.com      Andrew Roberts had a great Op-Ed in this past weekend’s (April 13/14) Wall Street Journal (WSJ), “The Establishment Coup Against Brexit.” As I have written before on this […]

German Alarm Grows Over The EU’s Dangerous Ultimatum Terms For Britain

German Alarm Grows Over The EU’s Dangerous Ultimatum Terms For Britain https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from Ambrose Evans-Pritchard’s March 20, 2019 article in London’s The Telegraph. Mr. Evans-Pritchard begins, “Ever louder voices in Germany are denouncing the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement as a fundamental failure of European statecraft that can lead only to a diplomatic […]

Britain’s “Escape From Brussels – Its Now, Or Never;” “Britain Shouldn’t Be Drawing Up Terms Of Surrender — They Should Be Imposing Them”

Britain’s “Escape From Brussels – Its Now, Or Never;” “Britain Shouldn’t Be Drawing Up Terms Of Surrender — They Should Be Imposing Them”   https://fortunascorner.com      Liam Halligan posted a March 10, 2019 article to the news website of London’s The Telegraph, with the title above.  He begins, “tensions are rising ahead of this week’s crucial […]

Political Turmoil And An Unravelling Budget: Why Spain Is Europe’s Next Powderkeg; And, A Message For The U.S.

Political Turmoil And An Unravelling Budget: Why Spain Is Europe’s Next Powderkeg; And, A Message To The U.S.   https://fortunascorner.com      The title above is from Anna Issac’s article in today’s (February 17, 2019) DailyTelegraph. I refer you to the Daily Telegraph and Ms. Issac’s article for the full details. But, the title sums it up […]

Incredible Shrinking Europe: The Continent’s Grand Unity Project Is Failing; And Its Global Influence Is Fading;”The Rotten Heart Of Europe”

Incredible Shrinking Europe: The Continent’s Grand Unity Project Is Failing; And Its Global Influence Is Fading;”The Rotten Heart Of Europe”   https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from an Op-Ed in today’s (Feb. 12, 2019) Wall Street Journal (WSJ) by Walter Russell Mead. According to his Wikipedia biography, Mr. Mead is the James Clarke Chace Professor […]

Why Is America Still Defending Europe?

July 3, 2018 Topic: Security Region: Europe Tags: EuropeNATODonald TrumpwarMilitary Why Is America Still Defending Europe? Washington doesn’t have to bear the cost of maintaining forces in Europe. by Hugh White Donald Trump will go to the NATO summit in Europe next week with these simple questions on his mind: Why should America should spend over 3.1 percent of GDP on […]