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Moderates must defeat terrorism or voters will turn to the radical right

Moderates must defeat terrorism or voters will turn to the radical right

James Bickerton May 25, 2017 3

If you want to estimate the future political direction of Europe just ask yourself one question, are Europeans prepared to live like Israelis? Are Europeans, in other words, prepared to accept some level of

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Old Holborn: Let Capitalism fight Jihad

Old Holborn: Let Capitalism fight Jihad

Old Holborn July 8, 2013 8

  You’ll read lots of comment regarding the current upheavals going on in what I prefer to term as “2nd World Islamic” nations. These are not the nations that are still ruled by tribalists

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Why NATO Must Talk to the Taliban

Why NATO Must Talk to the Taliban

Backbencher June 13, 2013 0

The military situation is as good as its going to get. Its time for the diplomats to step in. This week General Joseph F. Dunford, the man charged with closing down NATO’s mission in

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Syria, And Obama’s Self-Inflicted Dilemma

Syria, And Obama’s Self-Inflicted Dilemma

Lee Jenkins May 9, 2013 1

Damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t, Obama has backed himself into a corner over Syria’s chemical weapons The carnage in Syria shows little sign of abating, with reports of a new massacre

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Chechnya, Russia and The Boston Bombings

Chechnya, Russia and The Boston Bombings

Backbencher April 29, 2013 0

How a savage insurgency in Eurasia spread to Boston, and why Russia has its own problems. You’ll have been forgiven for not immediately being able to place Chechnya on a map. An unloved scrap

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