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REVEALED: New Labour NEC Member celebrated Iranian dictatorship

REVEALED: New Labour NEC Member celebrated Iranian dictatorship

James Bickerton January 16, 2018 0

It’s been revealed that Yasmine Dar, the Corbynite activist who has just been elected onto the Labour Party’s National Executive Committee (NEC), had previously attended events which celebrated the 1979 Iranian Islamic revolution, which

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EXCLUSIVE: Peter Tatchell on free speech, Corbyn and how some on the left have ‘lost the plot’

EXCLUSIVE: Peter Tatchell on free speech, Corbyn and how some on the left have ‘lost the plot’

James Bickerton January 12, 2018 0

I didn’t plan to write this piece. Back in October, when I interviewed Peter Tatchell it was intended to be for video only. And sure enough we published the full video, as well as

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Worldview Isn’t Moral – It’s Anti-Western

Jeremy Corbyn’s Worldview Isn’t Moral – It’s Anti-Western

Lee Jenkins May 29, 2017 0

Foreign policy is often the poor relation when it comes to election campaigns, and with good reason. All the major parties have for the last two decades broadly agreed on the core principles of

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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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Iran’s Nuclear Deal – Your 60 Second Q&A

Iran’s Nuclear Deal – Your 60 Second Q&A

Lee Jenkins July 14, 2015 0

You’ll have been forgiven for thinking Greece was the only diplomatic show in town, but Vienna has just hosted another, arguably more significant, set of international negotiations. What’s happened? Iran has agreed to limit

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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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6 Inconvenient Elections The West Chose To Ignore And Undo

6 Inconvenient Elections The West Chose To Ignore And Undo

Lee Jenkins May 15, 2014 0

Flawed as they are, the elections in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea are reasonably representative. Yet the West has form in ignoring elections it doesn’t find useful. Iran 1953 The oil wealth of Iran had

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Iran Will Get The Bomb. Good.

Lee Jenkins November 29, 2013 3

Iran will become a nuclear power, so keep calm & carry on The sound of hawks spluttering their morning coffee was heard around the world. Iran’s new leadership have signed an embryonic deal with

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Iran Nuclear Deal: A Victory for Diplomacy

Iran Nuclear Deal: A Victory for Diplomacy

Backbencher November 27, 2013 0

The ‘Big Six’ powers have finally brokered a deal with Iran, halting there nuclear weapon programme and dramatically easing sanctions. Although it may only be a relatively small step, it is certainly laid foundations

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Islam’s Cold War

Islam’s Cold War

Lee Jenkins July 11, 2013 0

Saudi Arabia and Iran’s battle for dominance is a naked flame in the Middle Eastern tinderbox Saudi Arabia is home to Mecca and Medina, the two holiest sites in Islam. Although smaller than Egypt

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