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  • A New Global Conservative Agenda: Order vs. Chaos

    By Chronicles | June 14, 2017
    Excerpts from Srdja Trifkovic’s presentation at the International Conservative Round-Table Conference held in Milan, Italy, on June 13, 2017. The event in the Lombard capital was co-sponsored by the Lega Nord and the Russian Party of Action.
  • Dwight Macdonald

    By Chronicles | April 17, 2017
    A Rebel in Defense of Tradition is the title of Michael Wreszin's 1994 biography of Dwight Macdonald (1906-1982). It is a very good title, by which I mean something more than a "handle"; it is a precise phrase, a summary properly affixed to the memory of an extraordinary man.
  • Comings and Goings

    By Chronicles | April 13, 2017
    Chronicles bids farewell to a longtime editor, and announces a new role.
  • The Paleoconservative Imagination

    By Chronicles | April 06, 2017
    In January 1996, Norman Podhoretz delivered a self-congratulatory eulogy for neoconservatism in a lecture before the American Enterprise Institute.
  • Trifkovic on Russia’s Strategic Crossroads

    By Chronicles | April 05, 2017
    In his latest RTRS interview (Bosnian-Serb Republic public TV service), Srdja Trifkovic talks about Russia’s complex political and economic power structure, which is mostly at odds with the image of an authoritarian Kremlin monolith presented in the Western media.
  • A Banner With a Strange Device

    By Chronicles | March 30, 2017
    NAFTA remained for most of its opponents a nationalist issue, and the conjunction of the Middle American economic crisis with the matter of sovereignty for the first time raises the level of the Middle American conflict by a notch or two.
  • Four Questions: Freddy Gray

    By Chronicles | March 23, 2017
    Chronicles recently asked Freddy Gray a few questions about his background, work, and thoughts on the rising tide of nationalism in Europe and the United States.
  • Collitchgirl

    By Chronicles | March 20, 2017
    To enter the job market in the middle of World War II was a heady experience. In the year or two following Pearl Harbor nearly ten million young men had donned uniforms, and employers were crying for help.
  • Four Questions: Justin Raimondo

    By Chronicles | March 16, 2017
    Chronicles recently asked Justin four questions about his background, the state of politics today, and what lies ahead for America’s foreign policy.
  • Our Phildickian World

    By Chronicles | March 15, 2017
    Those of us who spent the 1980's trying to explain our affection for this pulp writer no one else had heard of, this author of surreal science fictions and bleak realistic novels, have watched both pop culture and the academy discover and embrace his darkly comic work.
  • Trump’s Global Vision and Challenges

    By Chronicles | December 16, 2016
    Translated excerpts from Srdja Trifkovic’s latest interview with the RTRS (the Bosnian-Serb Republic public media service).
  • Europeans Increasingly Skeptical of the EU

    By Chronicles | December 02, 2016
    Excerpts from Srdja Trifkovic’s latest Sputnik Radio interview, in which he comments on the findings of a new poll which indicates that an increasing number of Europeans want their countries to leave the European Union.
  • America Divided

    By Chronicles | November 04, 2016
    There are endless skeletons in Hillary’s closet, many more than the renewed FBI investigation indicates. Her past record and her modus operandi are inherently scandalous, and many details are yet to be revealed.
  • POSTMODERN STALINISM

    By Chronicles | October 27, 2016
    In his latest Sputnik Radio International interview Srdja Trifkovic discusses the Czech Republic government’s establishment of an information unit to counter what it says is pro-Russian, anti-Western and anti-NATO propaganda. “We want to get into every smartphone,” said Milan Chovanec, the Czech interior minister.
  • Double Standards on Syrian War Crimes

    By Chronicles | October 11, 2016
    In his latest RT interview (October 11) Srdja Trifkovic discusses the politics of distinction between war crimes and collateral damage.
  • Cal Thomas Is Getting It

    By Chronicles | September 25, 2016
    Cal Thomas notes that many people are afraid to say what should be said about the link between Islam and terrorism for fear of being labeled an “Islamophobe.” He also notes that Chronicles and Srdja Trifkovic are not among those who are afraid.
  • Trifkovic on Biden in Serbia

    By Chronicles | August 18, 2016
    "When Biden praises Serbia’s European path, he’s effectively saying that he’s pleased with Serbia’s policy of capitulating on the most important issue of all, which is the status of Kosovo.”
  • World War II: “The historical narrative is distorted with every generation”

    By Chronicles | May 10, 2016
    In his latest interview with Radio Sputnik International marking the V-E Day, Srdja Trifkovic discusses the gap between public perceptions of the Allied powers’ relative contribution to the defeat of Nazi Germany and historical reality.
  • Prophetic Sobran

    By Chronicles | May 05, 2016
    Joe Sobran had a Renaissance mind along with a moral sense, a genial wit, and a seemingly effortless flow of felicitous phrasing. Whatever the topic, he was capable of entertaining while instructing, always conveying to the reader of his columns, articles, and essays (without the least touch of pedantry) something of the centuries—even millennia—of thought, experience, and expression underlying the topics at hand.
  • The Duopoly vs. Trump

    By Chronicles | April 13, 2016
    Srdja Trifkovic’s recent interview with Serbia’s Public Media Service on the U.S. election campaign. It was broadcast live on “Agora,” Belgrade Radio II flagship current affairs program primarily aimed at college-educated audience.
  • Selective Justice at The Hague

    By Chronicles | March 28, 2016
    Srdja Trifkovic discusses on Radio Sputnik International the sentencing of Dr. Radovan Karadzic at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
  • “Trifkovic on Europe’s crisis and the threat of migration” – Nya Tider

    By Chronicles | February 12, 2016
    On February 9 Sweden’s right-leaning newspaper Nya Tider (“New Times”) published an interview with Srdja Trifkovic which focused on the deepening crisis within the European Union and the ongoing migrant invasion of Europe. Here is the English translation.
  • Islamic Mindset: Akin to Bolshevism

    By Chronicles | February 01, 2016
    On January 23 Freedom and Prosperity Radio, Virginia’s only syndicated political talk radio show, broadcast an interview with Srdja Trifkovic on the subject of Islam and the ongoing Muslim invasion of Europe. Here is the full transcript of the interview.
  • Brooklyn In The 1950s: An America That Lives Only In Memory

    By Chronicles | January 25, 2016
    To understand America, Brooklyn is a very good place to begin. Movies made during World War II always seemed to include one young man from Brooklyn, together with one from the South, in every military unit. What could be more American?
  • Is Christianity Coming to an End in the Middle East?

    By Chronicles | January 05, 2016
    While most victims of war and terrorism in the Middle East are Muslims, we have been witnessing a growing assault upon Christianity by ISIS and other Islamist groups.
  • Good Winners and Bad Winners

    By Chronicles | December 30, 2015
    Christian morality requires that the victors in war show mercy to the losers. Mercy is a form of charity, the greatest of the virtues.
  • Christmas 2015: A Time For the Introspection Our Society Desperately Needs

    By Chronicles | December 21, 2015
    Christmas approaches at a time of increasing turmoil in the world and in our own society. The hope, once widespread, that with the end of the Cold War, we would embark upon an era of peace and tranquility, has long since been proven to be wrong.
  • Trump out-Trifkovicing Trifkovic

    By Chronicles | December 11, 2015
    On December 10 Srdja Trifkovic was interviewed by Mike Church—who presents a nationally syndicated radio talk show—about his article “Defeating Domestic Jihad: A Program of Action,” published on this site on December 4. We bring you the transcript of that interview.
  • Turkey’s Oil Ties With ISIS

    By Chronicles | December 03, 2015
    In his latest RT interview Srdja Trifkovic discusses Russian accusations that Turkey is buying large quantities of oil from the Islamic State, with President Erdogan and his family directly benefiting from the smuggling operation
  • Free Speech Is Under Attack On the Nation's Campuses With Too Few Willing to Defend It

    By Chronicles | November 30, 2015
    Our society, it seems, has failed to transmit our values, in particular free speech, to the next generation. According to a new survey by the Pew Research Center, forty per cent of millennials support government censorship of speech offensive to minority groups.
  • Russian Jet Down: Erdogan's Reckless Gamble

    By Chronicles | November 24, 2015
    In his latest RT interview Dr. Trifkovic considers the ramifications of Turkey shooting down a Russian war plane over northern Syria on November 24.
  • Terrorist Attacks: Causes and Implications

    By Chronicles | November 18, 2015
    In his latest RT interview Dr. Trifkovic considers the state of play following the announcement by Russia’s FSB security agency that the plane crash over Sinai was a terrorist attack.
  • Russia Enters the Fray: The New Syrian Score

    By Chronicles | October 01, 2015
    It will no longer be possible in the new setup – with the Iranians, the Iraqis, the Syrians and the Russians sharing intelligence – for the Gulf monarchies and for Erdogan to get away with the duplicity of pretending to fight ISIS while pursuing their separate agendas.
  • Europe’s Migrant Crisis

    By Chronicles | September 29, 2015
    Srdja Trifkovic’s interview with Sputnik Radio International on Europe's Migrant Crisis.
  • Robert Conquest Demolished Myths About Communism

    By Chronicles | August 28, 2015
    When The Great Terror was published, many leftist intellectuals rejected Conquest’s thesis that Stalin’s regime was a natural evolution of Leninism rather than an aberration.
  • More On The Alien Invasion of Europe

    By Chronicles | August 28, 2015
    Following his column on the current deluge of migrants now inundating Europe, Srdja Trifkovic received a note from a contact who has worked many years as an asylum processing officer with the Dutch Ministry of Immigration.
  • John A. Howard, R.I.P.

    By Chronicles | August 10, 2015
    For his entire life, Dr. Howard was a gallant warrior for his country.
  • Russia to Veto UN Tribunal on MH17 Crash

    By Chronicles | July 28, 2015
    Results of the ongoing investigation of the MH17 crash are almost preordained because the five countries taking part in it are all politically motivated to blame Russia, Srdja Trifkovic told RT in his latest live interview for the global TV network.
  • Macedonia: An Episode of U.S.-Russia Geopolitical Battle

    By Chronicles | May 19, 2015
    The continuing unrest in Macedonia is a sustained regime change attempt, entirely driven and financed by some Western countries, Srdja Trifkovic told RT International in his latest interview.
  • Obiter Dictum

    By Chronicles | May 14, 2015
    Thomas Fleming has retired. Chilton Williamson, Jr., has been named the next editor of Chronicles.
  • Macedonia unrest: ‘Warning to Skopje against new Turkish pipeline’

    By Chronicles | May 12, 2015
    The Republic of Macedonia has become important to the U.S. policymakers in recent months, as it could be the only way for Russia’s proposed Turkish Stream pipeline to reach Central Europe.
  • Western Historical Amnesia

    By Chronicles | April 29, 2015
    Srdja Trifkovic’s latest live interview on Sputnik Radio International discusses the lack of historical awareness of the current generation.
  • “OneVoice’s” $350K vs. Sheldon Adelson’s Millions

    By Chronicles | March 23, 2015
    Srdja Trifkovic discusses Senate probe of “anti-Netanyahu” U.S. Government funds on RT International.
  • Bismarck’s System of Continental Alliances

    By Chronicles | March 16, 2015
    In an interview for the German news magazine Zuerst! (April 2015) Srdja Trifkovic considers the significance of Otto von Bismarck’s legacy, 200 years after his birth.
  • American Exceptionalism is Heretical

    By Chronicles | March 12, 2015
    The decision-makers in the Western capitals do not know history and they do not care about it. They believe that they operate in a totally new environment in which the examples of the past are not relevant to the actions of the present.
  • U.S. preparing to deliver arms to Ukraine

    By Chronicles | March 06, 2015
    The U.S. perceives the Ukrainian crisis as an opportunity to damage Russia and bring Ukraine into NATO, says Srdja Trifkovic, Foreign Affairs Editor of Chronicles Magazine. He says a decision to ship lethal weapons to the Kiev regime has already been made.
  • Bizarre: Tony Blair to Advise Serbia’s Prime Minister

    By Chronicles | February 21, 2015
    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, a leading advocate of NATO’s bombing of Serbia in 1999, will be an advisor to Serbia’s Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, who was Milosevic’s information minister at that time. Five years later Vucic edited Seselj’s book which referred to Blair as “that English faggot fart.” In his latest RT International interview Srdja Trifkovic examines this strange development.
  • Grammy Anarchy

    By Chronicles | February 11, 2015
    Yesterday's Grammy award ceremony revealed that substantive ideas—or what passes for substance when social anarchy exposes itself—are manifest in the style of contemporary music, television, film and stage.
  • Trifkovic on Ukraine Peace Prospects: RT International Live

    By Chronicles | February 09, 2015
    Srdja Trifkovic talks with RT International on Ukrainian Peace Prospects.
  • ‘Greece-EU clash over anti-Russia statement: others may follow Athens’ suit’

    By Chronicles | January 28, 2015
    Srdja Trifkovic on RT published January 28, 2015. A strongly worded anti-Russian statement, which was issued on January 27 by European Union heads of governments, did not have the consent of Greece’s new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, according to Greek officials.
  • Tom Piatak Named Rockford Institute President

    By Chronicles | January 19, 2015
    After several months of successful work as Vice President, Thomas Piatak has been named President of The Rockford Institute by the Institute’s Board of Directors. Former President Thomas Fleming will continue to guide the Institute’s flagship publication as editor of Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture.
  • Trifkovic on Putin speech on RT

    By Chronicles | October 25, 2014
    Srdja Trifkovic interview with RT International on Putin’s foreign affairs speech
  • Srdja Trifkovic interviewed by RIA-Novosti news agency

    By Chronicles | September 29, 2014
    “US Arms Reach IS via Syrian Rebels, US Allies Position Questionable”
  • Trifkovic on ISIS

    By Chronicles | September 26, 2014
    Trifkovic discusses ISIS on RT from the Moscow studio.
  • Rockford Institute Welcomes VP Tom Piatak

    By Chronicles | August 11, 2014
    The Rockford Institute would like to welcome Thomas Piatak as its Executive Vice President.
  • Srdja Trifkovic on RT: U.S. dictating terms of E.U. foreign policy

    By Chronicles | August 05, 2014
    Srdja Trifkovic's interview with RT on August 5th, discussing the U.S. dictating terms of E.U. foreign policy.
  • The Return of the Barbarians

    By Chronicles | July 28, 2014
    My son has started karate classes, and I have taken the opportunity to dust off my old gi and start working out with them at the same time. This renewed interest in hand-to-hand self defense lead me to some research on the internet, mostly through a few YouTube videos.
  • “We are in this for a long haul!”

    By Chronicles | June 27, 2014
    Srdja Trifkovic’s latest RT interview on the Ukrainian crisis
  • Obama Meets Poroshenko: Less Than Meets the Eye

    By Chronicles | June 04, 2014
    A verbatim transcript of live RT interview broadcast at 15:07GMT, June 4, 2014 with Srdja Trifkovic.
  • A clique of conspirators accusing others of conspiracies

    By Chronicles | May 12, 2014
    Those who keep power in Ukraine are a bunch of criminals who will advocate criminal methods in keeping their ill-gotten gains, with the West supporting this farce, Srdja Trifkovic, foreign affairs editor at Chronicles Magazine, told RT.
  • Western Media Evocative of the Era of “Real Socialism”

    By Chronicles | April 19, 2014
    Srdja Trifkovic’s Voice of Russia interview posted April 19, 2014 (excerpts)
  • 'Ukraine can’t have it both ways'

    By Chronicles | April 11, 2014
    Srdja Trifkovic discusses the Ukraine energy crisis, RT live, April 10, 18:06 GMT
  • Srdja Trifkovic in the News

    By Chronicles | March 18, 2014
    Srdja Trifkovic's expertise is finding broader exposure among some mainstream news outlets.
  • Trifkovic on RT: Thugs and MEPs

    By Chronicles | January 21, 2014
    The EU has condemned the violence in Ukraine, putting the blame on the government.
  • Paid Hypocrites

    By Chronicles | January 02, 2014
    Most “NGOs” fomenting regime-changes and color-coded revolutions, promoting “pride marches” and similar “human rights issues,” are in reality Western (mostly U.S.) funded conspiracies pursuing the agenda of their paymasters. That much has been known for years, but in recent days we have witnessed a particularly egregious example of their politically-motivated duplicity.
  • The Prospects for the World in 2014: It Could Be Worse

    By Chronicles | December 31, 2013
    “Making predictions is very difficult,” said Niels Bohr, “especially about the future.” We live in uncertain times, and they have been chronically uncertain, oftentimes acutely so, ever since July 1914. As we enter 2014, it is apt to remember that a hundred years ago the civilized world greeted the new year with the complacent belief, bordering on arrogance, in endless progress based on the globalized world’s unfettered commerce, science, technology, and social work.
  • Options for Syria

    By Chronicles | December 17, 2013
    Addressing the annual Jamestown Foundation conference of terror experts on December 12, former CIA chief Michael Hayden outlined three possible outcomes of the ongoing conflict in Syria.
  • Ukraine: Orange Revolution Redux?

    By Chronicles | December 03, 2013
    The scenes in Kiev over the past few days have been reminiscent of the “Orange Revolution” in the fall of 2004, which paved the way for Viktor Yushchenko’s eventual victory in the disputed presidential election. There are several significant differences, however, which make a similar outcome unlikely.
  • Devil Knows Latin

    By Chronicles | October 08, 2013
    Latin is Essential event
  • The Cost of Welfare

    By Chronicles | May 25, 2013
  • Local Event: Taking Christmas Back!

    By Chronicles | November 23, 2012
    Join us for an evening of inspiring and edifying discussion . . . "Taking Christmas Back" with special guest Tom Piatak, contributing editor to Chronicles, Thursday, December 6, 2012, 6:00 P.M. Click for more info!
  • Trifkovic Interview: Anti-U.S. Fury and Islamization

    By Chronicles | September 17, 2012
  • Turn Your Radio On

    By Chronicles | September 06, 2012
    This Friday, September 7, 2012, we'll begin the show with some economic and business questions.
  • Tune In: Live This Afternoon!

    By Chronicles | June 29, 2012
    Despite the slow news week, Chronicles Unbound, the best show on radio, will still air live today, 3-5 PM CDT.
  • Tom Landess, R.I.P.

    By Chronicles | January 09, 2012
    Chronicles is very sad to report that our friend and longtime contributor Tom Landess has passed away.
  • Is Thomas Woods a Dissenter? A Further Reply, Pt. 4

    By Chronicles | January 25, 2010
    Next let us turn to Woods’ comments on my discussion of scarcity as an economic concept.
  • Is Thomas Woods a Dissenter? A Further Reply, Pt. 3

    By Chronicles | January 22, 2010
    Next we must look at another rhetorical device of Woods which serves to distract the attention of the reader from the point at issue and to prejudice him against what I actually wrote.
  • The Difficulties of Thomas Woods

    By Chronicles | July 11, 2004
    The main point I made in my criticism of Woods was that as a Catholic, in fact a Catholic who has made a point of claiming special loyalty to the traditional Magisterium of the Catholic Church, Woods could hardly dissent from the teaching of that Magisterium without creating a contradiction.
  • Economic Science and Catholic Social Teaching

    By Chronicles | June 17, 2004
    Thomas Storck responds to an essay by Thomas E. Woods.
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