International Affairs

International Affairs

Forget Europe; The World Is Our Oyster

Democratically-elected leaders in Europe still fundamentally fail to comprehend that 52% of people in Britain have voted to leave the EU. I am sure...

Turkey Coup: Bad for Democracy, Bad for Secularism

Analysts have long watched the growing divisions in Turkey with suspicion. President Erdogan has for a substantial period of time implemented swathes of conservative...

All To Plan For Boris

Boris Johnson, the man many expected would be the Prime Minister now appointing the cabinet rather than being appointed, is the new Foreign Secretary....

Radical Evil: The Tyranny of Saddam

In 1979 Saddam Hussein seized power for himself and turned Iraq in to a totalitarian state. It became, as the Iraqi-English author Kanan Makiya...

IAAF Russian Drug Cheat Decision Strengthens Putin

This week the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), led by Lord Coe, voted not to lift the suspension on Russian athletes, banning them...

The Migrant Crisis: Missing the Wood for the Trees

Recently, in a single week no fewer than 880 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean. Taking rickety boats as seaworthy as my Fiat Punto...

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