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Francis P. Sempa
Francis P. Sempa is the author of “Geopolitics: From the Cold War to the 21st Century” and “America’s Global Role.” His work has appeared in Strategic Review, the Diplomat, Joint Force Quarterly, the Claremont Review of Books, the Asian Review of Books, the South China Morning Post, the National Interest, and other publications.
by | Sep 4, 2022

In an important article in the American Conservative, researcher John Mac Ghlionn provides further evidence that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is aiming at no less than geopolitical primacy on what Sir Halford Mackinder called the Eurasian-African “World-Island.” Mac Ghlionn’s…

by | Sep 2, 2022

Conrad Black is a respected conservative who has written interesting books, including a very good biography of Richard Nixon, and who hasn’t succumbed to the Trump Derangement Syndrome that afflicts far too many conservatives and Republicans these days. In fact,…

by | Aug 31, 2022

News that former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has died at age 91 has produced the expected encomiums from Western media outlets. The Economist calls him “the architect of [the Soviet Union’s] dissolution.” CNN says he “took down the Iron Curtain.”…

by | Aug 28, 2022

Fox News reports that on Aug. 26, 2022, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Oliver Henry, after completing its participation in an operation monitoring fishing activities in the western Pacific, “sought to make a scheduled stop at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, to…

by | Aug 21, 2022

One hundred and sixty years ago in early September 1862, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia, fresh from a stunning victory at Second Bull Run (or Second Manassas), crossed the Potomac River and invaded Maryland,…

by | Aug 20, 2022

On Oct. 21, 1805, the British fleet under the command of Admiral Horatio Nelson defeated a combined French–Spanish fleet near Cape Trafalgar, off the coast of Cadiz, Spain. That ferocious, six-hour naval battle during the age of sail, in which…

by | Aug 19, 2022

The late, great Jeane Kirkpatrick famously addressed the Republican National Convention in 1984 with a memorable description of the Democratic Party’s approach to foreign policy issues: “They always blame America first.” And they did this even when they were in…

by | Aug 18, 2022

A few days ago, China’s State Council issued a new white paper on Taiwan titled “The Taiwan Question and China’s Reunification in the New Era.” It is no accident, as the Marxists say, that the Chinese Communist Party chose to…

by | Aug 15, 2022

A Canadian-based writer named Daniel Panneton has written an article in the Atlantic that claims that “radical traditional” Catholics have “weapon[ized]” the rosary. Panneton’s article is titled “How Extremist Gun Culture Is Trying to Co-Opt the Rosary,” and its subtitle…

by | Aug 13, 2022

The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that it was permanently retiring Boston Celtic legend Bill Russell’s No. 6 league-wide, which means that no future NBA players will ever wear that number. Russell, who died on July 31 at the age…

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