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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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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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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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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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Russia Resurgent

Russia Resurgent

Lee Jenkins June 20, 2013 1

The Russian Bear is out of hibernation, and he’s more than a little grumpy. For the last ten years the focus of geopolitics wonks and geeks has been the growing economic and military clout

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The Eagle & The Bear: US-Russian Rivalry

The Eagle & The Bear: US-Russian Rivalry

Backbencher May 30, 2013 0

How over is over?  Or are Russia and America doomed to be rivals?  Since the Arab Spring started, particularly in Syria, tensions between the United States and the Russian Federation have appeared.  But did

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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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What Role Did Nuclear Weapons Play During The Cold War?

What Role Did Nuclear Weapons Play During The Cold War?

Backbencher April 19, 2013 0

In the second of his two-part series, provoked by the death of Margaret Thatcher,  Sami Steinbock continues the look back to the Cold War.  In my article last week, I looked at one interpretation

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How I Learnt To Stop Worrying & Love (Iran’s) Bomb

How I Learnt To Stop Worrying & Love (Iran’s) Bomb

Backbencher April 18, 2013 1

An Iranian nuclear weapon should be supported, not opposed. I once took part in a Backbencher debate where I stated I would support military action against Iran to stop them gaining a nuclear weapon.

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