Sebastian Kurz, ex Chancellor of Austria with President Trump during his recent visit at the White House. courtesy of Dragan Tatic

What America can learn from a younger democracy

The United States and Austria have found themselves in similar political situations, both experiencing a constitutional and political crisis. Compared to Austria, the United States is a new country, but it has over hundred years more democratic experience. Austria was a royal…

Throughout modern history, political leaders in democratic societies rarely rise based on their own belief or ideology. They assess and understand the sentiments, frustrations, and hopes of the electorate and try to capitalize on them. They seize opportunity rather than create it. It is always easier to simply jump on…

Dr. Rob Christian

Financial portfolio manager, Entrepreneur, Political Analyst, Phd in Political Science with dissertation focus on US foreign policy. Raised in Austria 日本が大好きです

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