Helmuth von Moltke, der Krieg des Westens gegen Russland und das «neue römische Reich»

Erste Veröffentlichung (englisch) in: The Present Age  (Monatszeitung, Basel) Jg.2/Nr. 3 Juni 2016 In seinen Betrachtungen und Erinnerungen, die er im November 1914 in Homburg niederschrieb, machte Helmuth von Moltke klar, dass «die Niederwerfung Frankreichs im ersten Anlauf misslang, der schnellen Hilfeleistung Englands zu verdanken»(1) war. Der britische Außenminister Sir Edward Grey...
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The Year of the Black Swan – Brexit and Trump

This article was first published in New View magazine Issue 82, Jan. – Mar. 2017 The study of biography is an important and growing area of research in anthroposophy, related as it is to Rudolf Steiner’s work on the study of karma and reincarnation. As such, biographical work has a socially hygienic function, as it helps to promote the understanding of time (and timing) in one’s life...
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Moltke, the West’s War on Russia & the ‘New Roman Empire’

This article was first published  in The Present Age magazine Vol. 2, No. 3, June 2016   In his Reflections and Memories, written in Homburg in November 1914, Helmuth von Moltke makes quite clear that “Our failure to overwhelm France in the first attack was due to England’s fast intervention”(1). The British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey kept British military plans and...
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Echoes of the 9th Century in Our Time

This article was first published in New View magazine Issue 81 Autumn 2016 “Matthew was an angel as a young child – sensitive, well-behaved, affectionate, often joyful, and often dreaming away on another plane. After turning nine, however, he soon changed into quite a different person.  He was sometimes rude and critical, and often moody if not downright wretched…. Prior to age seven or...
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Helmuth von Moltke, the West’s War on Russia and the ‘New Roman Empire’

This article was first published in The Present Age magazine Vol. 2 No.3, June 2016 In his Reflections and Memories, written in Homburg in November 1914, General Helmuth von Moltke, Chief of the German General Staff at the outbreak of war in 1914,  makes quite clear that “Our failure to overwhelm France in the first attack was due to England’s fast intervention”(1). The British had been...
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