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Anecdotes of and reflections on the 14th of July

The 14th of July is relatively relevant for my family’s history, and it’s also the French National Day.

Separatists and apologists of terrorism gain majority in Spain

Spain’s process of disintegration seems to gain speed after separatists obtained an absolute majority in the Basque Country.

Singapore’s time-tested concept under fire

In wealthy Singapore there is also a growing number of people who want to cause trouble spreading erroneous Western ideas.

Singapore’s long-time rulers retain power

The results of the general election in Singapore brought no real surprises, but indicated some dissatisfaction with the current government's handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

Not a republic, just a zone

My father, although a pragmatist, never accepted the division of post-war Germany nor a clear distinction between citizens of both German states.

Spanish just one of the 300 languages spoken in Catalonia?

As Catalonian separatists never tire of denigrating the Spanish language, Mariàngela Vilallonga just made another amazing statement.

BLM and Antifa as useful idiots of the CPC

The Chinese Communists most likely have drawn their own conclusions from the Antifa and BLM riots.

July 1950: Communists first give away one fifth of Germany

The German Democratic Republic and Poland in July 1950 signed the Treaty of Görlitz concerning their mutual border.

The Comoros, an African backdoor to Europe

The Comoros, both in political and geographical sense, face enormous challenges.

Otto Skorzeny: liberator of Mussolini and Mossad agent

Vienna-born Otto Skorzeny, who died in Madrid 45 years ago, was an enigmatic daredevil who served various masters.

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