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Israel And The Civil War In Syria

Israel And The Civil War In Syria

Backbencher September 5, 2013 0

How does crisis in Syria factor into the relationship between Israel and the US On Tuesday this week Israel conducted a ballistic missile test in the Mediterranean, ratcheting up tension in the region. Not since

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Syria’s Effect On Britain’s Political Parties

Syria’s Effect On Britain’s Political Parties

Lee Jenkins September 5, 2013 0

Last week’s historic vote was a blow for Cameron. But how did it impact the other parties? Tories There is no getting away from the fact that the defeat in Parliament last week was

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Endgame In Syria: 3 Scenarios Nobody Wanted

Endgame In Syria: 3 Scenarios Nobody Wanted

Lee Jenkins September 5, 2013 0

Too much blood has been spilled for a negotiated settlement acceptable to all sides. There’s now only three shows in town for a broken Syria Assad Victory Inconceivable as it may have seemed at

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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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Cairo Bloodshed: 3 Blessings In Disguise

Cairo Bloodshed: 3 Blessings In Disguise

Lee Jenkins August 22, 2013 0

The deaths in Egypt this past week have been regrettable. But take a step back and remove unhelpful misty-eyed sentiment from the equation, and it becomes apparent that there are silver linings in the

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Democracy is not an exportable commodity

Democracy is not an exportable commodity

Backbencher August 17, 2013 0

This week President Obama rebuked the military regime in Egypt and cancelled joint military exercises between the two countries, over the military regime’s harsh treatment of opposition protesters. It is hard to think back

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The Overplayed Historic Comparisons Of China-US Relations

The Overplayed Historic Comparisons Of China-US Relations

Lee Jenkins August 15, 2013 2

How China and the United States interact will shape the next century. They have the potential to lead the world into a new golden age of peace, prosperity, and security for all – or

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Turkey-Cyprus: The Frozen Conflict

Turkey-Cyprus: The Frozen Conflict

Backbencher August 1, 2013 0

The stalemate between Cyprus and Turkey over the future of the island is decades old and there’s no end in sight With the Israelis and Palestinian peace talks starting and the world seems to

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The Commonwealth: British Diplomacy’s Open Goal

The Commonwealth: British Diplomacy’s Open Goal

Lee Jenkins July 15, 2013 5

The Commonwealth: The gift horse we sent to the knackers yard You’ll be forgiven for not knowing a great deal about the Commonwealth. You’ll have probably heard they have an Olympics style tournament now

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The Falklands Are Safer Than They’ve Ever Been

The Falklands Are Safer Than They’ve Ever Been

Lee Jenkins June 27, 2013 1

Shrill voices from Argentina have been met with calm responses from Britain. This has been the correct response and has made the Falklands safer than ever Strange as it may seem now, Argentina was

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