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How To Save Pakistan

How To Save Pakistan

Lee Jenkins May 2, 2013 0

The Army is killing Pakistan. But it’s the only thing that can rescue it. Pakistan is not alone in suffering the ravages of instability, corruption and violence. But its size, location and nuclear arsenal

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3 Countries That Need A Military Coup…Badly

3 Countries That Need A Military Coup…Badly

Lee Jenkins April 25, 2013 0

Jackboots in the debating chamber can often be a good thing People get a lot of funny ideas about military coups. The image is of a power mad psychopath brutally murdering the well meaning,

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Why China Hates North Korea

Why China Hates North Korea

Lee Jenkins April 18, 2013 4

However the North Korean Crisis end, China loses Unsurprisingly, much of the focus surrounding the North Korea Crisis has been on the reaction of South Korea and the United States, and to a lesser

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Thatcher’s Dirty Little Secret

Thatcher’s Dirty Little Secret

Lee Jenkins April 18, 2013 5

Thatcher is lionised as a champion of freedom and democracy. So why did she support a tyrant? The burial yesterday of Baroness Thatcher has given politicos an excuse to trawl back through her time

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What War In Korea Would Actually Look Like?

Backbencher April 11, 2013 1

A shooting war in Korea would be horrific. It must be avoided. On Monday this week, James Snell wrote a piece arguing in favour of a pre-emptive invasion of North Korea. His arguments are compelling

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Hidden Hands: What Cyprus Was Really About

Hidden Hands: What Cyprus Was Really About

Lee Jenkins April 4, 2013 0

Cyprus is just part of a much larger contest being played out across the region.   Not without reason, much of the news coverage of Cyprus has focused on the financial implications of the

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World Affairs Round Up: 21/3/13

World Affairs Round Up: 21/3/13

Lee Jenkins March 21, 2013 0

Your 90 Second World News Round Up With the exception of 19 abstentions, Cypriot MP’s on Tuesday voted unanimously to reject a bail out package that would have released 10 billion euros in funds

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