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Personal and Household Debt: Facts, Figures and Fears

Personal and Household Debt: Facts, Figures and Fears

Richard Marshall July 30, 2017 0

Debt. 30, 40 or 50 years ago it was a dirty word, something to be avoided and only to be acquired in the most important or extreme circumstances. Now it is by and large

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What will President Trump mean for foreign policy?

What will President Trump mean for foreign policy?

Alexander Fiúza November 28, 2016 0

On 20th January 2017, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as President of the United States of America. It is expected that his Presidency will mark something of a departure from the policies

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The Remainers Can’t Crow Yet, But Neither Can The Leavers

The Remainers Can’t Crow Yet, But Neither Can The Leavers

Oliver Shore September 23, 2016 0

It’s roughly three months on from the vote to leave the European Union. To a certain extent the post-vote turmoil has now calmed down, and doubtless there remain bumps on the road ahead, but

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The State Of Libya

The State Of Libya

Backbencher July 3, 2014 0

Contrary to a plethora of Western political analysis and media commentary following the 25 June 2014 general elections for the new Libyan parliament, the Council of Representatives, the State of Libya is not in

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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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The Echo Chamber That Are Western Humanitarian Summits

The Echo Chamber That Are Western Humanitarian Summits

Backbencher June 12, 2014 0

Who really benefits from self indulgent Western summits and campaigns about problems a world away? This week sees the UK play host to a global summit on sexual violence in war, part of a

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Russia’s foreign policy has reinvigorated debate on Britain’s international commitments

Russia’s foreign policy has reinvigorated debate on Britain’s international commitments

Backbencher May 6, 2014 0

Bradley Cole argues that the UK has the opportunity to reassert itself in response to recent Russian foreign policy. Britain is many things – a maritime nation, a member of the P5 and G8,

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Hamas And Fatah; The Politics Of Peace

Hamas And Fatah; The Politics Of Peace

Backbencher May 1, 2014 0

As Hamas and Fatah sign a peace agreement, what hope for the ever elusive peace with Israel? On 23 April 2014, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed a peace pact; unfortunately, it was not

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Vladmir Putin Is Russia’s Ronald Reagan

Vladmir Putin Is Russia’s Ronald Reagan

Lee Jenkins May 1, 2014 0

Far from being a caricature Bond villain, Putin is seen as a national saviour, a la Reagan. The the late 1970s the United States was deep in what Carter called a malaise. The economy

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The Bear Approaches: Russia’s Cold War Challenge to the United Kingdom

The Bear Approaches: Russia’s Cold War Challenge to the United Kingdom

Calum Heaton April 25, 2014 1

  Russian aircraft are probing UK airspace at an alarming rate Throughout the Cold War, one of the most harrowing images for much of the world was the possibility of ginormous Soviet Tu-95 “Bear”

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