I anticipated the east-west antagonism over Ukraine, the Kremlin neo-imperialism, and the paralysis at the EU and in the US facing the challenge posed by the Kremlin. And much more...
The writing of The Checkmate Pendulum began when I was Director General for Economics and Finance at the EU Commission in Brussels. At that time, three related events shocked the world: the U.S.S.R. collapsed, Germany was reunited, and the EU single currency was planned.
I enjoyed The Checkmate Pendulum fully to the end. The best praise I can make is by comparison to classics. Having been educated in a French speaking environment, my hero of course was Tintin. The main character in the Checkmate Pendulum is a well updated, dynamic and happily heterosexual TV reporter with the right mix of idealistic ingenuity and unrelenting energy.
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