In my book Sovereignty or Submission (Encounter, 2011), I argued that we needed to reconfigure the global chess board of world politics. The sovereign democratic nation-state faces two adversaries, one hard and one soft: authoritarian regimes such as China, Russia, and Iran; and also the oligarchical forces of global governance emanating from within the democratic world itself.

Transnational progressives, or globalists, represent a major challenge to democratic nation-states because they seek to...


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