War and independence in Afghanistan, 1919

Talks between the US government envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, and representatives of the Taliban guerrillas are underway in Qatar: the latest press reports speak of a possible agreement, which would provide for the withdrawal of US troops from the country in exchange for the ceasefire and the disengagement of the increasingly undefined al Qaeda from Afghanistan. … read more

Art and politics: Emil Nolde, a German destiny

Until a few years ago, those wishing to understand something of the tragedy of the people and of 20th century German culture could find a good guide in the autobiographical novel by Ernst von Salomon, A German destiny, in which one could follow this tragic journey from a point of mainly political view. In recent … read more

Allies, red danger and white terror – Hungary 1919

It was clear from the start that the peace of Versailles was not destined to bring peace to Europe. The most obvious, but little known, case was the conflict that broke out between Romania and Hungary at the end of July 1919. Interesting conflict, as revealing of how the winners of the Great War, especially … read more

Does Israel intend to attack Gaza again?

Israeli news sources explicitly talk about the fact that the Israeli armed forces (IDF) are preparing for a “significant escalation” in the south. According to them, the IDF chief of staff, Gen. Aviv Kochavi, when taking office, gave instructions that the IDF should increase its preparation for a military campaign in the Strip. of Gaza. … read more

Israel tests long-range missiles in Alaska

As repeatedly stressed on these pages, we have been witnessing for months a growing strengthening of the military apparatuses throughout the Middle East, in the silence of the Italian press, which generally only reports what happens on the side of the “bad guy” – Iran. Still missiles in the Middle East In fact, on Friday, … read more