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If ISIS Want a War, They’ve Got One

If ISIS Want a War, They’ve Got One

Robert Tyler November 20, 2015 1

The Paris attacks changed my views on intervention and tackling terrorism. Here’s why it should change yours as well. For the last 4 years of blogging, I have prided myself on being anti-war and

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The Scourge of the Islamic State.

The Scourge of the Islamic State.

Lee Jenkins August 12, 2014 0

Video via Journeyman Pictures The group operating under the banner of IS (The Islamic State), formerly ISIS (The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (or Syria)), used to function under the banner of al-Qaeda

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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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WATCH: Blair on Iraq

WATCH: Blair on Iraq

Milton June 15, 2014 0

Controversial ex-PM, Tony Blair, spoke earlier today on Dermot Murnaghan’s Sky News show about the “sorry state of Iraq”, the Arab Spring, and the decisions made during the former Labour leader’s administration. We have three

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Lines in the Sand – Why Iraq must fall

Lines in the Sand – Why Iraq must fall

Old Holborn June 15, 2014 1

The hideous megalomaniac has surfaced as the blood starts to flow once again in Iraq. Blair is desperately rushing from media studio to media studio to insist that the barbarity currently being inflicted in

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Thoughts on Recent Developments in Syria and Iraq.

Thoughts on Recent Developments in Syria and Iraq.

Backbencher June 12, 2014 1

About this time last year the US, UK and French governments were looking into the possibility of offering support to rebel groups in Syria. I made my opposition very clear on this Blog and

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Iraq: The Forgotten Conflict

Iraq: The Forgotten Conflict

Backbencher April 16, 2014 0

Lest he be forgotten, Tony Blair has opened up once more on Iraq. The former Prime Minister speaking on Radio 4’s Today programme last Monday claimed that Iraq would be entangled in civil war,

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Is China’s Rise Resulting in America’s Demise?

Is China’s Rise Resulting in America’s Demise?

Backbencher December 18, 2013 2

Lizzie Roberts examines the causes of a decline in American hegemony. Since the end of the Second World War, America has held a position of world hegemony thanks to its sheer military and economic

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Obama’s Hypocrisy: Chemical Weapons Are Bad, But Drones Are Acceptable

Sam Woolfe September 16, 2013 0

President Obama made an address on September 10th to the nation of Syria. The first point of criticism is that the speech is over-dramatic and theatrical – it just seems so obviously rehearsed. Obama

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Syria: Over 100,000 dead, too little too late?

Syria: Over 100,000 dead, too little too late?

Backbencher August 26, 2013 1

Syrian rebel groups have claimed Assad forces launched a chemical attack on Wednesday 21st August in Eastern Ghouta resulting in more than 1,000 deaths.    Medecins Sans Frontieres says the victims are suffering from symptoms which indicate mass exposure to neurotoxic agent.  Yet the Syrian authorities have

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