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MI6 caught with 700 spies in Ireland

Introduction It was recently reported that MI5 has over 700 spies in Northern Ireland, this is up  to 20%...

A Drop in the Ocean?

In late December, Yoshihide Suga, a spokesperson for the Japanese government, announced that Japan was to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission....

Neither a Remainer nor a Leaver Be

A strong and stable earthquake In 2016 the people of the United Kingdom overturned pollsters’ predictions and politicians’...

Afzal Pervez: ‘It’s been how long since the Euro?’

The Euro is the currency of 19 countries in the European Union (23 altogether outside of EU). The Maastricht Treaty (1993) was...

Trump, Corbyn and Brexit: The Dangers of Populism

Populism has been rising in the past decade and now appears to have engulfed Western Politics whether it be as the leading opposition or...

Generation UK – China: Creating a generation of Brits that ‘get’ China

Since my childhood, I have always had some awareness of Chinese culture. The decades my Grandparents and Father spent in Hong Kong ingrained in...

David Cameron: The Most Vilified Man in Politics

The facts do not lie, David Cameron was one of the greatest Prime Ministers of this nation since war-time Churchill. I know that this is...

Somalia: Why America is returning to Mogadishu

At the beginning of December, the American State Department announced the return of US delegates to their embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia.The decision...

Should post-Brexit Britain remain first-rate military power?

Once upon a time Britannia ruled the waves, and if Thermistocles is to be believed (and many do believe him) he who has command...

In retrospect: Trump Kim summit

The planes landed. The security was tight. The cameras were ready. After months of strutting, squabbling, and speculation, two of the most controversial world...

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