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The Syrian butchery is Ed Miliband’s main legacy

The Syrian butchery is Ed Miliband’s main legacy

James Bickerton April 6, 2017 0

How will history remember Ed Miliband? I don’t blame you if you haven’t given this question much thought. Ed Miliband doesn’t give the impression of being a has been, he gives the impression of

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Obama’s Amateur Hour Foreign Policy Legacy

Obama’s Amateur Hour Foreign Policy Legacy

Lee Jenkins June 19, 2014 0

On Iran, Syria, Ukraine, Libya and Iraq, Obama has stumbled from one crisis to another with seemingly limitless ineptitude It started well enough; in his first major foreign policy speech after election, Obama addressed the

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Putin’s Spluttering Petro-Empire

Putin’s Spluttering Petro-Empire

Lee Jenkins February 27, 2014 2

The breakneck pace of events in Ukraine are part of a much larger geopolitical story of Russia and its post Soviet place in the world. When Vladimir Putin came to power (the first time)

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Skype hacked by ‘Syrian Electronic Army’.

Skype hacked by ‘Syrian Electronic Army’.

Alex MacDonald January 2, 2014 0

Social Media service Skype has been hacked by a group which calls itself the ‘Syrian Electronic Army’ (SEA). Skype (Technologies), an organisation owned by Microsoft, was the victim of an online hack by a

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Is It Time To Just Let Assad Win?

Is It Time To Just Let Assad Win?

Lee Jenkins October 3, 2013 0

A regime victory is now the least bad outcome for Syria and the world. It’s cost over 100,000 dead, with millions languishing in refugee camps and swaths of ancient cities heartbreakingly destroyed by all

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Syria: Russia 1-0 USA

Syria: Russia 1-0 USA

Backbencher September 19, 2013 0

Putin and Lavrov have run rings around Obama and Kerry over Syria What now for American-Russian relations?  The Russian plan to see Bashar al-Assad remain in power in Syria and hand over his chemical

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Obama’s Hypocrisy: Chemical Weapons Are Bad, But Drones Are Acceptable

Obama’s Hypocrisy: Chemical Weapons Are Bad, But Drones Are Acceptable

Sam Woolfe September 16, 2013 0

President Obama made an address on September 10th to the nation of Syria. The first point of criticism is that the speech is over-dramatic and theatrical – it just seems so obviously rehearsed. Obama

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The 5 Breeds Of Hawk Circling Syria

The 5 Breeds Of Hawk Circling Syria

Lee Jenkins September 12, 2013 0

As the war drums beat in Paris and Washington, we look at the five types of British hawk eager to get a piece of the action in Syria Maude Flanders Collective The vaguest but

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Syria: Give Non interventionism a chance

Syria: Give Non interventionism a chance

Olly Neville August 30, 2013 1

Being a non-interventionist is not easy; after all, the emotive arguments are all on the side of war. With pictures of chemical weapon attacks pushing people into demanding that we do ‘something’ it takes

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Military Interventionism Is The New White Man’s Burden

Military Interventionism Is The New White Man’s Burden

Lee Jenkins August 27, 2013 3

The white Western compulsion to blunder across the globe to save people from themselves is nothing new, it was just rebranded. The decades following the end of the Cold War were good ones for

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