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Aaron D. Wolf, Rest in Peace
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Aaron D. Wolf, Rest in Peace

Chronicles has suffered a tragic loss: on Easter Sunday, executive editor Aaron Wolf died of a sudden heart attack. He was a man of abounding goodness as father, husband, and Christian. Readers of Chronicles know that he was also a

The Religious Violence They Don’t Report
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The Religious Violence They Don’t Report

In his latest interview for Serbia’s top-rated Pink TV morning program (Tuesday, March 19) Srdja Trifkovic analyzes Western media coverage of last Friday’s mass shooting in Christchurch. [You can watch the video here.]

ST: What is truly striking about

Soros at Davos
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Soros at Davos

In his latest interview for Sputnik Radio International, Srdja Trifkovic discusses an unusually revealing performance by George Soros at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. [You can listen to the interview here.]

Sputnik: George Soros has launched

Trump vs. the EU, Again
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Trump vs. the EU, Again

In his latest interview with Radio Sputnik International, Srdja Trifkovic discusses President Donald Trump’s recent statement on CBS that the EU was formed to take advantage of the United States and that’s what it has been doing to this

Degradation of European Diplomacy
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Degradation of European Diplomacy

In his latest Sputnik International interview, Srdja Trifkovic discusses the decision by a number of European countries, as well as the United States and Canada, to expel dozens of Russian diplomats over the Skripal case. Dr. Trifkovic was first asked

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Korean Games

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In his latest interview for the Iranian English-language TV network, live from their studio in Beirut, Srdja Trifkovic discusses the developments surrounding the Korean peninsula. [Watch interview here.]

Q: Foreign affairs editor of Chronicles magazine Srdja Trifkovic joins

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A Korean Thaw?

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In his latest interview with the Iranian English-language Press TV network, Srdja Trifkovic discusses the latest developments on the Korean Peninsula. The first question was whether we are seeing a positive development in the relations between the North and the

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Trump’s Asian Tour

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In his latest Sputnik radio interview Srdja Trifkovic assesses the significance of President Donald Trump’s five-nation tour of the Asia-Pacific region which lasted almost two weeks and ended with his departure from Manila on Tuesday afternoon, November 14.

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China: Xi Fortifies Control

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In an interview with the Iranian English-language network Press TV Srdja Trifkovic discusses the significance of President Xi Jinping’s emergence as China’s most powerful leader in decades, following the end of the Communist Party congress on October 25.

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Putin: Trump Understands

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Transcript of Srdja Trifkovic’s RT interview in the immediate aftermath of President Putin’s press conference in Hamburg at the end of the G20 summit in Hamburg on Saturday afternoon, July 8. [Watch video]

RT: President Vladimir Putin has addressed

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Comings and Goings

Scott P. RichertThe Editors are sorry to announce the departure of our longtime colleague and friend Scott P. Richert as executive editor of Chronicles.  Mr. Richert, who holds an M.A. in political theory from the Catholic University of America, came to

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The Paleoconservative Imagination

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In January 1996, Norman Podhoretz delivered a self-congratulatory eulogy for neoconservatism in a lecture before the American Enterprise Institute. In addition to giving himself and his cohorts credit for the recent successes of the American right, Podhoretz boasted that “thanks

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Trifkovic on Russia’s Strategic Crossroads

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In his latest RTRS interview (Bosnian-Serb Republic public TV service), Srdja Trifkovic talks about Russia’s complex political and economic power structure, which is mostly at odds with the image of an authoritarian Kremlin monolith presented in the Western media.

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A Banner With a Strange Device

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As the House of Representatives slithered toward its vote on the North American Free Trade Agreement last November, the regiments of lobbyists who were peddling the pact set up their tents in what the New York Times described as “a

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Collitchgirl

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Working for the United Press in the 40’s

To enter the job market in the middle of World War II was a heady experience. In the year or two following Pearl Harbor nearly ten million young men had donned uniforms,

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Four Questions: Justin Raimondo

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Every month, Chronicles features the foreign-policy analysis and domestic political insights of Justin Raimondo, editorial director of Antiwar.com. Justin has been a contributor to the magazine for over two decades, during which time he has also written two vital

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Our Phildickian World

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Sometime during the last decade, the Philip K. Dick cult came out from underground. Those of us who spent the 1980’s trying to explain our affection for this pulp writer no one else had heard of, this author of surreal

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Trump’s Global Vision and Challenges

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Translated excerpts from Srdja Trifkovic’s latest interview with the RTRS (the Bosnian-Serb Republic public media service). [Video]

Q: There’s a whole host of generals among Trump’s appointees. Is he creating a junta?

ST: First of all, we should

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Europeans Increasingly Skeptical of the EU

Excerpts from Srdja Trifkovic’s latest Sputnik Radio interview, in which he comments on the findings of a new poll which indicates that an increasing number of Europeans want their countries to leave the European Union. More than half (53%) of

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America Divided

Translated excerpts of Srdja Trifkovic’s interview on the U.S. election for Serbia’s Public Media Service, Belgrade Radio II. [Audio file (in Serbian)]

There are endless skeletons in Hillary’s closet, many more than the renewed FBI investigation indicates. Her

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POSTMODERN STALINISM

In his latest Sputnik Radio International interview Srdja Trifkovic discusses the Czech Republic government’s establishment of an information unit to counter what it says is pro-Russian, anti-Western and anti-NATO propaganda. “We want to get into every smartphone,” said Milan Chovanec,

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Double Standards on Syrian War Crimes

In his latest RT interview (October 11) Srdja Trifkovic discusses the politics of distinction between war crimes and collateral damage. He says that atrocity management in Syria may be an introduction to intervention in the name of the “Responsibility to

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Trifkovic on Biden in Serbia

RT International interviewed Dr. Srdja Trifkovic, foreign-affairs editor of Chronicles, on August 17 regarding U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s recent trip to Belgrade.

RT:  You once mentioned that Serbian officials are warmly welcoming Biden because they want to hurry

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Prophetic Sobran

From Fr. C. John McCloskey, via the Fitzgerald Griffin Foundation:

Joe Sobran had a Renaissance mind along with a moral sense, a genial wit, and a seemingly effortless flow of felicitous phrasing. Whatever the topic, he was capable of entertaining

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The Duopoly vs. Trump

We bring you an abbreviated transcript of Srdja Trifkovic’s recent interview with Serbia’s Public Media Service on the U.S. election campaign. It was broadcast live on “Agora,” Belgrade Radio II flagship current affairs program primarily aimed at college-educated audience. (

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Selective Justice at The Hague

Srdja Trifkovic discusses on Radio Sputnik International the sentencing of Dr. Radovan Karadzic at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. [Audio]

Trifkovic: The verdict had been written well in advance of Karadzic’s arrest in 2008.

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Good Winners and Bad Winners

The following article by Charles G. Mills appeared originally at the website of FGFBooks.com and is reprinted with permission.

Christian morality requires that the victors in war show mercy to the losers. Mercy is a form of charity, the greatest

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Turkey’s Oil Ties With ISIS

In his latest RT interview Srdja Trifkovic discusses Russian accusations that Turkey is buying large quantities of oil from the Islamic State, with President Erdogan and his family directly benefiting from the smuggling operation

RT: We are going live to