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45th G7 Summit | Biarritz, 25-26 August, 2019

The Wide Angle: Combatting Putin’s War with a Forward Vision for the West

by Dave Troy | Jan 21, 2023 | Foreign Policy

War, beyond being just a struggle for territory, is a process. Long-running wars, in particular, have the potential to transform geopolitics, and this is playing out in Putin’s war in Ukraine. Sanctions initially intended to isolate Russia have created a bifurcated world where the G7 nations have shunned the slavic state, while other nations are […]

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Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon, Trump Whisperer, Offers New Theory of Governing

by Hamilton Fish | Jan 7, 2023 | Politics

Article from December 31, 2021 Arguably the most influential and surely the most resilient of the internet extremists is Stephen Kevin Bannon, whose astonishing biography includes a seven-year stint in the Navy (including several years as special assistant to the chief of naval operations at the Pentagon), Georgetown (where he received a master’s in national […]

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Dan Bongino, Ben Shapiro, and Candace Owens

Conservatives Hawk “Birch Gold” In Run-Up to Debt Ceiling Crisis

by Dave Troy | Jan 6, 2023 | Politics

For the last several years, prominent conservatives including Dr. Ron Paul, Steve Bannon, and Ben Shapiro, have been promoting gold and gold-backed assets to their audiences. One company in particular, Birch Gold Group, has earned prominent public endorsements from all of these figures, with each of them participating in various cross-marketing activities. Birch Gold is […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin

The Wide Angle: 2023 — A Year of Conflict and Chaos?

by Dave Troy | Dec 20, 2022 | Politics

When the 118th Congress commences in January, we will be facing several important issues simultaneously. The United States will be dangerously close to reaching its debt ceiling, and Congress will need to pass legislation raising it. Presumptive House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has said he intends to use the debt limit as a weapon to force […]

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The Wide Angle: Is Reality Making a Comeback?

by Dave Troy | Nov 18, 2022 | Elections, Politics

It’s always healthy to guard against premature optimism, but reality may be making a comeback. Cryptocurrency markets are cratering; Russia has surrendered Kherson; Elon Musk is melting down at Twitter; and President Biden and the Democrats delivered the best midterm performance since President Kennedy. I’ve been watching these trends as a single networked phenomenon, and […]

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