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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The Poppies of 2014 – Goodbye to All That?

A slightly shorter version of this article first appeared in New View Magazine  #74 Jan – Mar 2015 And so we came to the end of 2014, the centenary  year since the outbreak of the First World War, the catastrophic conflict  which can be said to have opened the actual 20th century, which was a very short century and ended in 1989/90 with the termination of ‘the Soviet...
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Rhodes, Russia and the “Islamic State”

This article first appeared in New View  magazine Issue 73 Oct. – Dec. 2014 How do I go about making sense of what is happening in world events? When a scientist observes the natural world, he does so having first studied and familiarised himself with a number of fundamentals in his chosen field, and he seeks to understand the phenomena in the light of those fundamentals. If one is...
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The Kosovo War and the New World Order

                                                                                                            © Terry Boardman May 1999   This essay first appeared in New View magazine June 1999     In my article “The Push Towards a New World Order In The 1990s” in...
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The Drive towards a New World Order in the 1990s – Equation 21: EU + NAFTA + APEC = ?

                                       © Terry Boardman  Feb. 1999         This essay first appeared in “New View” magazine March 1999 Those who pay attention to the currents of world events will have noticed that hard on the heels of the European Union (EU) is approaching another such organisation, also dedicated to free trade and a...
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