Srdja Trifkovic

Dr. Srdja Trifkovic, Foreign Affairs Editor of Chronicles, is the author of The Sword of the Prophet and Defeating Jihad.

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  • Trump as Mussolini?
    August 20, 2020

    Trump as Mussolini?

    Cong. Jim Clyburn recently compared President Trump to Mussolini. In truth, the closest America has come to Mussolini is not Donald Trump but Franklin Roosevelt who admired the Italian fascist. Although, FDR did far greater harm to his nation.

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  • The Genocide Game
    July 29, 2020

    The Genocide Game

    Despite efforts to manipulate the term genocide for political ends, there remain two paradigmatic examples of the phenomenon in the 20th century: the mass murder of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire and the mass murder of European Jews by the Nazis.

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  • The Myth of the Atomic Bomb
    August 2020

    The Myth of the Atomic Bomb

    The decisive factor in Japan's decision to surrender was the Soviet entry into the war and the Japanese elite's fear of Soviet influence. The enduring myth of the effectiveness of the atomic bombs, however, birthed the ideology of deterrence.

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  • Solid Strategy, Limited Vision
    August 2020

    Solid Strategy, Limited Vision

    In his recent book, Wolffram Siemann makes a strong case that Metternich was a first class strategist, but comes up short in proving him a visionary. ...

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  • Back To The Mosque
    July 22, 2020

    Back To The Mosque

    Centuries of religious discrimination, causing suffering and death of countless millions, have been covered up by the myth of Islamic “tolerance.” The Hagia Sophia is one more example of the failure to liberalize Islam, from Atatürk to present day.

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