Tag: Russia

The Unholy Roman Empire: Atlanticism and the Second Russian Revolution

A new ‘Holy Roman Empire’ has formed across the world. It is a new ‘nomos’ of territorial and resource acquisition. ‘Nomos’ was the phrase Carl Schmitt borrowed from the Greeks to outline the scope of the new Europe. In this...

/ 24/10/2022

Ireland’s Foreign Policy Stagnation on Display at UCD Event

As a consequence of an increasingly unstable international situation throughout the past decade, contemporary European foreign policy has begun to change. Since the end of the Second World War, and exacerbated by the collapse of the Soviet Union, European interests...

/ 30/09/2022

Shannon LNG : Ireland’s False Energy Dichotomy

As Cabinet documents reveal winter-time preparations for energy rationing and fresh emergency powers, a new urgency towards energy security has not yet imposed itself on the thinking of our domestic elites. With Corrib gas fields going dry and no movement...

/ 28/08/2022

A Car Bomb in Moscow: Who Killed Daria Dugin?

Last Saturday evening in Moscow, the daughter of the Russian philosopher and public figure Aleksandr Dugin, Daria “Dasha” Dugina, was killed in a car explosion. With few to no sources claiming that the explosion was purely the result of a...

/ 23/08/2022

Agent Viktor: Does the Irish Visa System Provide an Open Door for Foreign Espionage?

The rumbling of a Russian sleeper spy by Dutch security forces presents some salient questions for the country in light of our infamously lax language school sector. Sergey Vladimirovich Cherkasov operating under the moniker ‘Viktor Muller Ferreira’ posed as a...

/ 09/07/2022

85 Days of Slavyansk: A Memoir of the 2014 Ukraine War

REVIEW: 85 Days of Slavyansk by Alexander Zhuchkovsky, translated into English by @Peter_Nimitz on Twitter. What rages today is the largest conventional conflict in the European continent since the Second World War, fought by around half a million soldiers serving...

/ 23/05/2022

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

Is Putin in the ‘Ra? Media Pushes NATO Scare Stories on North

A new front in the Ukrainian war looks set to be opened up shortly, not in Kiev or Kharkov, but on the streets of Derry and Belfast, at least according to the British press in Ireland. Syndicated throughout the week,...

/ 08/04/2022

Chelsea and the Oligarchs: England’s Second Battle of Stamford Bridge

The City of London's shock blitzkrieg against Chelsea FC, who are currently the reigning European and world champions, will totally transform English football into something football fans will never stomach.  Red-carding Chelsea's owner, Israeli citizen Roman Abramovich, because of his...

/ 13/03/2022

Modern Ireland’s 1914 Moment

Though it looks like Co Clare are playing in an all-Ireland double, Ireland's all-pervasive yellow and blue flags are not there to wish The Banner County's finest the best. Rather, they are there to support the wildly corrupt Ukrainian government...

/ 09/03/2022