Derek Hopper, Author at The American Spectator

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Derek Hopper
by | May 17, 2018

When I first heard that the BBC was remaking Civilisation, the groundbreaking 1969 documentary in which esteemed art historian Kenneth…

by | Dec 1, 2013

DON’T LOOK NOW, but we just might be witnessing the tentative first steps toward the beginning of a mini-revolution in…

by | Oct 30, 2013

THE NUGATIOUS PRESIDENT of France, François Hollande, only one year into his five-year term, has again managed to raise Gallic…

by | Sep 23, 2013

IT WOULD BE hard to find a better symbol of the relative decline of American influence and the rise of…

by | Sep 10, 2013

After Barack Obama’s flop at the G20 last week in Saint Petersburg, where he failed to persuade a single leader…

by | Jul 22, 2013

WITH WELL-ARMED radical Islamist insurgents closing in last winter on Mali’s capital, Bamako, French President François Hollande suddenly decided to…

by | Jun 19, 2013

France is the land of great medieval cathedrals par excellence, and over the years they have awed me with their…

by | May 20, 2013

ONLY ONE YEAR INTO his presidency, François Hollande, France’s bland, indecisive, but stubbornly doctrinaire socialist leader, is already setting records….

by | Apr 11, 2013

April in Paris is supposed to be about chestnuts in blossom, holiday tables under the trees, warm embraces. Sometimes it…

by | Apr 1, 2013

Compared with some of the more spectacular Franco-American clashes, this spat was relatively small-time. It wasn’t Charles de Gaulle abruptly…

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