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Assessing Barack Obama’s Legacy

Assessing Barack Obama’s Legacy

Benjamin Jackson November 8, 2016 0

When Barack Obama came to power in 2009, immense hype surrounded his inauguration. The hope, the sense of change, the ‘Yes, we can’. His temples now greyer, his tenure has seen the world change

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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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Have The Palestinians Scuppered The Latest Peace Talks?

Have The Palestinians Scuppered The Latest Peace Talks?

Backbencher November 14, 2013 0

Quell surprise; Middle Peace talks are going nowhere. But who’s to blame? Bad news and acrimony seem to be the only tangible products coming out of the latest round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. At

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74% of Americans blame Republicans for government shutdown

74% of Americans blame Republicans for government shutdown

Backbencher October 17, 2013 0

Lizzie Roberts examines the consequences the US government shut-down has had, and the potential future effects. On Wednesday afternoon, we finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel for the US government

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Shut Down The Shutdown!

Shut Down The Shutdown!

Backbencher October 11, 2013 0

Robert Tyler argues that, even despite the attractions of limited government, enough is now enough Crack open the champagne and rejoice! The US Government is in its second week of Shutdown, with no sign

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Is It Time To Just Let Assad Win?

Is It Time To Just Let Assad Win?

Lee Jenkins October 3, 2013 0

A regime victory is now the least bad outcome for Syria and the world. It’s cost over 100,000 dead, with millions languishing in refugee camps and swaths of ancient cities heartbreakingly destroyed by all

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Syria: Russia 1-0 USA

Syria: Russia 1-0 USA

Backbencher September 19, 2013 0

Putin and Lavrov have run rings around Obama and Kerry over Syria What now for American-Russian relations?  The Russian plan to see Bashar al-Assad remain in power in Syria and hand over his chemical

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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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Israel And The Civil War In Syria

Israel And The Civil War In Syria

Backbencher September 5, 2013 0

How does crisis in Syria factor into the relationship between Israel and the US On Tuesday this week Israel conducted a ballistic missile test in the Mediterranean, ratcheting up tension in the region. Not since

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Who are the real winners of intervention in Syria?

Backbencher September 2, 2013 0

The topic of chemical warfare in Syria continues to dominate the press and media. Following Parliament’s decision to reject military intervention in Syria, Obama has announced a ten day delay on action from the

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