America and Iran; Nuclear Powered Shadow Boxing

Trump has made clear he intends to end the historic Iran nuclear deal struck by Obama two years ago. Whether he will do this...

Palestine Joins INTERPOL: Progress or Problem?

Fatah and Hamas are undergoing a reconciliation process; Hamas has rewritten its charter, and in a fairly recent step towards global cooperation, Palestine has...

Israel’s Gaza Withdrawal 12 Years Later

In August 2005, Ariel Sharon, then Prime Minister of Israel, launched the Gaza Disengagement Plan. Over a period of days, c. 8,500 Israeli citizens...

Israel Anti-Boycott Act to criminalise following International Law

Free Market Vs. State Security The 'Israel Anti-Boycott Act,' (IABA) is an affront to the American constitution and international law. It sets dangerous precedents, whilst nullifying...

Are we wrong about Syria? In defence of Assad

"The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is...

Trump must go further than his current Iran sanctions

During his campaign last year, Donald Trump announced his intentions of destroying the deal former president Barack Obama made with Iran. Yet many commentators...

Syrian War Update – August

In the past few months, the front lines in the Syrian Conflict have faced tectonic shifts, most of these being in favour of the...

Tony Blair’s Day of Reckoning?

I and many people had waited seven years for the Chilcot Report to be published. It took a ridiculous amount of time. There has...

Turkey: After the failed coup, the purges

Last week, following concerns amongst significant elements of the Turkish Armed Forces, commonly viewed by many as the Guardians of Turkey's Secular Constitution, especially...

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...

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