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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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The Lib Dems Are Wrong On Nuclear Weapons

The Lib Dems Are Wrong On Nuclear Weapons

Backbencher September 12, 2013 2

The Lib Dem’s policy on nuclear weapons betrays a woeful understanding of their role the real world of geopolitics and national defence Nuclear weapons are naturally controversial. They are, after all, the most devastating

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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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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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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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