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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn – A Tribute

A few days ago passed not entirely unperceived the 100th birthday of one of the great writers of the 20th Century, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. It might be said that the Soviet Union was brought down by a triumvirate, a trinity comprised … Continue reading

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Deneen and the Defense of Culture: on “Why Liberalism Failed”

I recently returned home from a business trip. West Africa, Istanbul, Bangkok, Paris and back to West Africa. It’s appropriate that my journey started in West Africa, from whence Robert Kaplan twenty-five years ago warned us of the ‘coming anarchy’, … Continue reading

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On Monuments

A few months ago an Islamist terrorist was found guilty by the International Criminal Court in The Hague of having destroyed Timbuktu’s cultural heritage in his acts of vandalism against Sufi shrines; burial places of the great men after whom … Continue reading

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