Based on his actions, his rhetoric, and his associations with men like Aleksandr Dugin, then, Vladimir Putin is no defender of Western Civilization. On the contrary, Mr. Putin is attempting to destroy Western Civilization. And he just might get what he wants.
The world has fragmented. Globalization is at an end. Localism, nationalism, and populism is on the rise and there is no turning it back. People like Samuel Huntington predicted this new world disorder, where culture, religion, and ethnicity carry more weight than postmodern philosophy and economics. See why it’s Samuel P. Huntington’s world and we’re just fighting in it
Following the history-making results of the 2016 Presidential Election in the United States, I now extrapolate from the global trends that brought on Mr. Trump’s victory, the rise of the AfD Party in Germany, and the recent Brexit vote to conclude that in the upcoming elections of France, Germany, Slovenia, Iran, Serbia, Mongolia, and Hungary there are changes afoot that indicate a further negative reaction to Globalization.
A former Turkish intelligence official has indicated that the recent failed coup in Turkey was not the work of Gülenists, rather, it was a Russian-backed operation designed to ensure that the corrupt Turkish President Erdogan remains in power and moves Turkey away from the West and into Russia’s camp.