The return of classic geopolitics as the dominant theme in International relations (as opposed to Wilsonian Internationalism) means that old patterns of German, Russian, and French statecraft are in play yet again…all of which threaten not only American power but also, more directly, Poland.
The world is increasingly multipolar and American economic and military capabilities are increasingly constrained. Europe must stand up on its own, if it is to survive radical Islamist terror and Russian revanchism.
It’s time that America take a backseat in European geopolitics. We’ve got bigger fish to fry. By stepping back and encouraging states like Poland to build their own nuclear arsenals and ABM systems, America can trust that our friends will be protected–without having the American taxpayers shoulder the brunt of the burden.
On 25 September 2017, Brandon J. Weichert will address the Institute of World Politics in Washington, D.C. over whether or not European countries, such as Germany and Poland, should develop nuclear arms.
The Polish American Congress has invited me to join a panel of 17 Congressional members on 26 September 2017 to speak on the state of European geopolitics.
Brandon J. Weichert talks to Christopher Buskirk of the Seth and Chris Show about the French election and the GOP healthcare reform.
The rise of nationalistic-populist parties in Germany and France has encouraged Putin to try and create an anti-American axis between Russia, Germany, and France.
Originally published in 2015, the study “2030, What the CIA Has Not Imagined” made waves. Given that the trends of disruption have intensified, Saint-Cyr’s professor of geopolitics, Thomas Flichy de La Neuville, has decided to republish his findings at The Weichert Report. Read on for more
The European Union is collapsing. Nationalism and regionalism are consuming the supranational entity. Between the refugee crisis and Russia’s aggressions, the EU simply cannot hold together. Therefore, the U.S. must take a new approach to Europe.
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.