Category Archives: International Relations

Marcel Proust: How not to despair given the many rivers to cross on this ancient battlefield?

Marcel Proust: What it means to grow up in post-Gallia Belgica, post-Gallia Celtica and post-Germania Inferior Continue reading

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English gives you confidence, Hochdeutsch or High German, on the other hand, does just the opposite

it is quite remarkable that even in the moment of unprecedented national uncertainty British MPs still manage to express their thoughts on international live TV without showing signs of distress, anguish or even panic. Watching their stellar performance we couldn’t help but ask ourselves if German MPs had kept a similar calm in the presence of international cameras, had it not been Britain’s fate that would be at stake here but Germany’s destiny instead? Continue reading

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Oh no, Michel Houellebecq dons a Yellow Vest too!

There is no denying that the free trade philosophy is in a difficult period at this time. Despite all its shortcomings, liberalism still deserves an extra chance. Continue reading

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Heavy handed police tactics against regular people

Tweet A two-for-one comment on the Catalan referendum and the German migration problem Yesterday, on the night of the Catalan independence referendum, Noah denkt™ felt a strong urge to add its voice to the ample commentary about Spain’s inapt response … Continue reading

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The difficulty of being Captain Courageous in front of a narcissistic boss

Former FBI-Director Comey must have felt in his various meetings with POTUS 45 that this man in front of him doesn’t take a candid rejection of his wishes in a stride. That is why he opted for an appeasing response on the President’s inappropriate Flynn request rather than to courageously call the Commander-in-Chief to order. Continue reading

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The Fourth Estate in the US works magnificently

Tweet Comment on the US media resistance to the Trump Presidency Yet again, we have gone silent for quite a while now. And as before, there is a compelling reason for that.  We are entirely consumed by the epic battle … Continue reading

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In other (dramatic) news …

Who is going to beat Marine Le Pen in the French Presidential election of 2017 if M. Fillon should rest his candidacy? Continue reading

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Is the US losing its face?

Tweet Dialogue with the Alter Ego on the US’s pivot to protectionism and “America first” Question by Alter Ego of Noah denkt™ (AE): In its various comments on the upcoming Trump presidency, Noah denkt™ has repeatedly expressed its hope that … Continue reading

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Will the US under President Trump change the essence of its being?

Mr. Trump may be a great dealmaker but he certainly does not have the intellectual depth and analysis to understand the tectonic implications that come with undoing a cornerstone of US policy which has defined probably forever what the United States actually stands for. Continue reading

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The new UK Brexit cabinet looks good, – but for the sake of the world one can only hope it will fail

Tweet Observation on Theresa May’s new UK government After the Brexit earthquake and the tumultuous days and weeks thereafter, Britain is trying to find a new normal in its domestic and foreign policy. Prime Minister David Cameron and his successful … Continue reading

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