TV7 Europa Stands: West versus East, Conventional War vs Nuclear Powers, Strategic Overview -June 22

An international rules-based order, forged out of the ashes of World War Two, constitutes a global architecture that is ardently championed - albeit in conformity with strategic interests, by the United States and its intercontinental allies, including most notably here in Europe.
It sought to realize an adapted interpretation of the English School of ‘international society doctrine’, expressly defined by Hugo Grotius, to develop ‘one society of states, governed not by force or warfare but by actual laws and mutual agreement to enforce those laws.’

This episode explores the latest developments pertaining to Europe’s long and ever-growing list of challenges.
Panel:
- Jonathan Hessen: Host.
- Gen. Klaus Naumann, Former Chief of General Staff of the Bundeswehr as well as the Chairman of NATO Military Committee.
- Dr. Rafael Bardaji, CEO Worldwide Strategy and former Spanish National Security Advisor.
- Col. Richard Kemp: former British Infantry Commander and Head of the International Counter-Terrorism Intelligence Team at the British Cabinet Office.
- Mr. John O’Sullivan, President of the Danube Institute in Budapest, Hungary; and a former Senior Policy Advisor and Speechwriter for late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
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  • 11510 views
  • Published: June 26, 2022
  • Duration: 58 min

TV7 Europa Stands

Series deliberates Europe’s identity and global standing from a conservative lens at a time when its Christian values are being relentlessly challenged from both foreign and domestic elements.

Episodes

  • 58min

    TV7 Europa Stands - Is NATO’s SC enough to withstand Russia? Situation Assessment - July 2022

    Plagued by political instability from London all-the-way to Rome; European capitals are struggling to keep-up with an ever-changing reality – in which a growing list of global and intra-European woes are seemingly too much to bear. Indeed - Not far from the very studio we are currently occupying in Helsinki; Finnish President Sauli Niinisto voiced…
    August 14, 2022 1252 views
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    TV7 Europa Stands: West versus East, Conventional War vs Nuclear Powers, Strategic Overview -June 22

    An international rules-based order, forged out of the ashes of World War Two, constitutes a global architecture that is ardently championed - albeit in conformity with strategic interests, by the United States and its intercontinental allies, including most notably here in Europe. It sought to realize an adapted interpretation of the English School of ‘international…
    June 26, 2022 11510 views
  • 58min

    TV7 Europa Stands: Strategic Situation Assessment - NATO To Expand Eastward - April 2022

    Europe’s geo-political construct is seemingly shifting – a reaction to domestic sentiments, largely triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. And while societies aspire to regain a lost sense of stability – including by deepening the trans-Atlantic partnership - European capitals also opt to reintroduce conservative principles, setting those in an inevitable collision-course with the Institutions…
    May 08, 2022 8575 views
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    TV7 Europa Stands: Strategic Situation Assessment, Europe vs New Global Order - Update - March 2022

    Europe remains afflicted by war – and while discussions of a possible cessation of hostilities are periodically reported by Russia and Ukraine, the events on the continent’s eastern flank are merely one move on the global chessboard – ridden with strategic competition by great powers and regional actors alike. Panel: - Jonathan Hessen: Host. -…
    April 03, 2022 10897 views
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    TV7 Europa Stands: Strategic Situation Assessment – Russia/Ukraine Threat of War - February 2022

    However the situation vis-à-vis Russia unfolds, the latest tensions within Europe’s most eastern theater will have far-reaching ramifications – not only for the continent, but the entire world. At a time when the United States and its allies in Europe, Australia and elsewhere work tirelessly to maintain a so-called “rules based international order,” Russia and…
    February 20, 2022 5608 views
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    TV7 Europa Stands: Strategic Situation Assessment - January 2022

    Europe faces a wide range of open-ended challenges at a time when European leadership remains obscure. Similarly to a headless chicken rushing in every clueless direction, European nations may find themselves comparably periled unless leadership reasserts itself - to steer the continent into greener pastures. Panel: - Jonathan Hessen: Host. - Gen. Klaus Naumann, Former…
    January 16, 2022 6394 views
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    TV7 Europa Stands: Strategic Situation Assessment - December 2021 - Annual Recap

    This past year of 2021 will be marked in history as a year of transition; a year in which failed ‘policies of containment’ matured into ‘strategic competition’ – challenging a so-called “rules-based order” that developed over the years to ensure global stability. What could we, as Europeans, learn from this past year – at a…
    December 23, 2021 8554 views
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    TV7 Europa Stands: Strategic Situation Assessment - November 2021

    Europe is at a critical crossroads: unanimous decision-making to steer the continental vessel ahead as a one-minded bloc ahead may prove increasingly difficult as it faces internal apertures and strife during the age of strategic competition. This, especially at time when seeming lack of leadership among nation states consequently emboldens both multilateral institutions as well…
    November 07, 2021 6782 views
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    TV7 Europa Stands: Strategic Situation Assessment - October 2021

    Late French Prime Minister Robert Schuman proclaimed that “Europe needs a soul, an ideal, and the political will to serve this ideal.” Years after these words were asserted, however, Europe remains deeply divided - challenged by those who seek to assert neo-liberal ideals as the only way forward versus those aspiring to preserve the continent’s…
    October 03, 2021 10410 views