Over at Counter-Currents, Robert Finstock takes a first stab at an Alt-Right foreign policy vision on Russia:
“Since it burst onto the scene, most of the Alternative Right’s energies have rightfully focused on metapolitics, networking, and domestic agitation. So far as international politics is concerned, there is a broad Alt Right consensus that globalism is the enemy, rapprochement with Russia is critical, and we must end and reverse the dark invasion of our countries. Yet these are easy calls; if our success continues and we eventually see white governments proliferate across North America and Europe, how would we achieve our objectives, consolidate our gains, and increase our strength? To ensure the long-term flourishing of our race, we should ultimately pursue an explicitly pro-white Northern Alliance of North America, Europe, and Russia, acting in strictly enforced cohesion on matters of immigration, defense, and foreign policy. Absent this, our prospects in this century are almost certainly doomed …”
It is a good start.
1.) If we are ever going to recover from the 20th century, we all agree that there should be no more devastating intra-European wars. World War I was the beginning of the downfall of our civilization. If it wasn’t the beginning (you could argue it was the French Revolution), it was still one of the most important turning points for our entire race.
2.) We all agree that a major corollary of this is that there is no reason to continue to treat Russia as our enemy. Instead of treating Russia as our enemy, Russia should be welcomed into the family of European nations. Ideally, we want to move toward a world of peace and prosperity in Europe. The Cold War is over. Why shouldn’t that world include Russia? It already includes Poland and the Baltic states.
3.) We all agree that the major challenges we are facing are a demographic death spiral, migration from the Third World and a long term conflict with Islam. Say what you want about Vladimir Putin, but he is one of the few leaders in the world who understands this and has spoken out about it.
4.) We all agree that we want to move away from NATO, which is antiquated and includes Turkey, and toward a Northern military alliance which would include Russia and end the great rift within the White world. It is a North/South world that is taking shape, not an East/West world anymore.
5.) We all agree that the ideal Northern alliance would be based on a blend of race, culture, ethnicity and religion, NOT on abstract liberal ideology:
“The Republican regulars build their grand strategies upon the post-World War II international order — the American-led alliances, norms and organizations that bind democracies and preserve global peace. The regulars seek to preserve and extend this order, and see Vladimir Putin as a wolf who tears away at it.
The populist ethno-nationalists in the Trump White House do not believe in this order. Their critique — which is simultaneously moral, religious, economic, political and racial — is nicely summarized in the remarks Steve Bannon made to a Vatican conference in 2014.
Once there was a collection of Judeo-Christian nation-states, Bannon argued, that practiced a humane form of biblical capitalism and fostered culturally coherent communities. But in the past few decades, the party of Davos — with its globalism, relativism, pluralism and diversity — has sapped away the moral foundations of this Judeo-Christian way of life. …”
Russia is authoritarian … unlike David Brooks, we’re not liberals, so we don’t care. We’re not interested in haranguing Russia with human rights lectures. In fact, we admire Russia for the way it handled the Pussy Riot situation. There has been a breakdown of authority in the West. Liberalism has metastasized into a suicide cult and frankly it is a relief that someone in the world is trying to resist the tide.
Anyway, David Brooks reminds us that we are still a long way from dismantling the liberal world order. Electing Trump was an important first step in the United States. In order to get there, we will first have to get beyond the Little Marcos in Congress.
Note: Before anyone chimes in below, I am fully aware that Russia isn’t a White Nationalist utopia. Russia has all kinds of problems. We’re only talking about Russia because the liberal establishment has declared that Russia is our enemy for wanting to be an independent county. They’re demonizing Hungary and Poland and the Alt-Right for the same reasons, but not with the same ferocity.