All posts by Columbanus

Multipolarity and France’s Collapsing African Empire

Françafrique: Empire Denied To the untrained eye, a recent wave of coups in tinpot African states has precious little relevance for European politics. However, the ousting of France from swathes of West Africa by Russian-backed juntas portends one of the...

/ 15/03/2023

Our Gallant Allies: How Will Irish Progressives Deal with Europe’s Turn Right?

With Ireland’s NGOcracy scrambling to put out fires at home, liberals took a minor spit take at the presence of An Taoiseach in Brussels hobnobbing with Órban and Meloni at this month's EU migration summit.  A standard tête-à-tête, it constituted...

/ 20/02/2023