Russian anti-liberals love Donald Trump but it may not be entirely mutual
ALEXANDER DUGIN, the Russian philosopher of religion and geopolitics who has been described as "[Vladimir] Putin's brain" is absolutely delighted by the American election result. On the website of this apostle of anti-Americanism, there is an article rejoicing in the fact that the United States need no longer be treated as an enemy, because the good guys are winning there: the next step, it hints strongly, will be to ensure further victories for anti-liberal forces in Europe, beginning with the French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.
Anti-Americanism is over. Not because it was wrong, but exactly the opposite: because the American people themselves have started the revolution against precisely the aspect of the US which we hated….So let us [now] drain the European Swamp…What is the structure of the Swamp? First of all, the Swamp is an ideology, Liberalism. We need a Nuremburg Trial for Liberalism, the last totalitarian political ideology
Who is Mr Dugin? An exponent of "Eurasian" geopolitical thought which dreams of a great Slavic-Turkic land empire under Moscow's command, he…Continue reading