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Shimon Peres who died yesterday was a man of singular achievements, discernment but also a certain myopia of our new age. At the time when Robert Schuman was French Prime Minister in 1947-8, Peres spearheaded with French help Israeli defense of its new State. Later, when Schuman was still a major influence in French government,… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Robert Schuman insisted that Winston Churchill’s first great postwar speech on Europe was not given in Zurich, Switzerland but in Metz, France on Bastille Day 1946. Schuman should know. He was at Churchill’s side as he delivered it to a huge cheering crowd in the capital city of Schuman’s native Lorraine.        … » read more

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This is the first of a series on the impact of Mein Kampf, why it was a fraud, and the lessons to be learned. At the start of 2016 the copyright of Adolf Hitler’s book, Mein Kampf (My Struggle), lapsed. In Germany the book has been forbidden from public sale until now. That is not… » read more

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In the UK Referendum debate, fourteen UK historians wrote a letter to the Telegraph newspaper of London about peace in Europe. They should be ashamed. They are plain wrong in their ‘facts’.   The Telegraph, London, 17 Jan 2016 SIR – The claim that the EU is the source of peace within Europe, repeated yet… » read more

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All this year EU’s Commission’s headquarters Berlaymont building has been sporting a hypocritical reminder to all Europeans to remember the lessons of World War One. This year commemorates its centenary. The huge banner with WW1 soldiers and the poppies over their graves covers all 13 stories on the side wall of the Berlaymont facing the… » read more

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At the December European Summit, the political leaders announced an exhibition with a brazen propaganda falsification about Peace in Europe. It contradicts what the Nobel Foundation said that the EU and its forerunners had brought ‘more than six decades of peace‘. That apparently was a great shock for Europe’s leaders! On 10 December 2012 the… » read more

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The foundation stone of European Law and Democracy has been revealed at last! Below is a copy of the key institutional document of European democracy that politicians have refused to publish for decades. It may not have been seen for SIXTY years. Now it needs to be fully integrated into European codes of Law and… » read more

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The awarding today of the Nobel Prize for Peace to the EU is a great recognition of the most prominent peace-making system the world has seen. Europe has experienced the longest period of peace in its more than 2000 years of history. It is also ironic. The Nobel Prize Committee recognized the six decades of… » read more

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Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa? The European Union is going the right way — the extreme right way — to encourage Nazi ideology all along its southern borders. It spends millions of tax-payers’ money in supporting a regime that is outrightly anti-Semitic and jihadist, that follows the Nazi model on racial… » read more

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Should European fighter aircraft be bombing and strafing tanks and killing soldiers across the EU’s southern borders? Is there a better way, a way to peace? Can Europe’s greatest success be applied across North Africa? The greatest event in recent European history — perhaps in all of European history over the last recorded two thousand… » read more

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