Tag: France

Wagner in the Sahel: What’s Behind the Irish Withdrawal in Mali?

Scant attention has been paid to the partial withdrawal of the Irish Army Ranger Wing from the war-ravaged nation of Mali last month, amid fast and loose accusations of Russian backed atrocities involving the Wagner mercenary group.  A contingent of...

/ 12/05/2022

Will Le Pen Accept Zemmour’s Electoral Olive Branch?

It's been a case of third time unlucky for Madame Le Pen as French nationalism yet again failed to cross the electoral line in recent Presidential elections. While stitched together by glue and cynicism, the neoliberal grand coalition of leftist...

/ 29/04/2022

Yvan Colonna: Riots in Corsica After Murder of Nationalist Icon by Jihadi

Lost amid blanket coverage of the Ukrainian crisis, this month’s rioting on the French administered island of Corsica has slipped under the radar for most. Taking the form of intense street level actions by Corsican separatists, the trigger for the...

/ 30/03/2022

Zemmour: The French Republic’s Last Safety Valve

You don’t have to read the historical tea leaves much to comprehend we are in the final days of the French Fifth Republic.  Vacillating between republican decadence and military strongmen the past quarter of a millenium, the present Élysée regime...

/ 10/01/2022

Action Française: History and Practice

Previously profiled in The Burkean for their brand of youth-inspired neo-monarchism, Action française is a household name within the French Right. This article is by one of their activists, and in it he briefly discusses the origins of the group...

/ 06/12/2021

French Generals Issue Warning to Macron Regime

The following is a translation of a now notorious letter penned by 24 retired French generals, as well as 80 colonels and captains this week warning the Macron government of the need to clamp down on Islamism. Co-signed by a...

/ 28/04/2021

Ireland: For a Positive Critique (Perhaps)

In 1961, the French nationalist Dominique Venner wrote and published a manifesto titled For A Positive Critique whilst imprisoned for his membership of the OAS (Organisation Armée Secrète). It was a dissident paramilitary organisation committed to maintaining French colonial rule...

/ 23/01/2021

Vive le Roi : An Interview with Action française

A staple of the French Right since its genesis in 1899 Action française is (AF) a largely student led nationalist group known for its boisterous youth activism and philosophical moorings. Often described as a gadfly to Le Pen’s Rassemblement National...

/ 21/01/2021
Une exécution capitale, place de la RévolutionDemachy, Pierre-Antoine

Jacobinism and the End of Christian Europe — Edmund Burke

Easily the most oft quoted tract from Burke’s Reflections, the philosopher’s reminiscence of his final days in the Bourbon Court concludes with arguably the most damning counter-revolutionary rhetoric ever put to paper. Born on this today in 1729 the following...

/ 12/01/2021

Lesson for the Right from France

The recent wave of terrorist attacks in France has inflamed the controversy which surrounds the nation’s relationship with immigration.  President Macron has launched a campaign against Jihadism, insisting that a new emphasis on the Republic’s Liberal values will restore national...

/ 12/11/2020