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Movies That Matter in an Uncertain World

Movies That Matter in an Uncertain World

Backbencher September 22, 2013 0

  We have all observed events unfolding in Syria. The Prime Minister, David Cameron lobbied at home and abroad for an urgent and organised response. He perhaps underestimated the challenge? One cannot deny the

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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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Putin has claimed the moral high ground

Putin has claimed the moral high ground

Backbencher September 14, 2013 0

Last Thursday provided us with an amazing journalistic moment. The New York Times, one of the most respected and trusted publications in the US, recently published an op-ed written by none other than Russian

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The 5 Breeds Of Hawk Circling Syria

The 5 Breeds Of Hawk Circling Syria

Lee Jenkins September 12, 2013 0

As the war drums beat in Paris and Washington, we look at the five types of British hawk eager to get a piece of the action in Syria Maude Flanders Collective The vaguest but

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Can there ever be a just war, or is there just war?

Can there ever be a just war, or is there just war?

Michael St George September 6, 2013 0

Is there a philosophical justification for war in the contest of Syria Several hundreds of articles have been written in a persuasive manner over the past week and beyond regarding whether or not the

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What Syria Tells Us About Libertarianism

What Syria Tells Us About Libertarianism

Richard Elliott September 5, 2013 2

With the recent alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, we have seen the heavy-hitting countries amongst the international community, such as Britain, the US and Russia, fortify their respective foreign policies, whether in

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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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Syria’s Effect On Britain’s Political Parties

Syria’s Effect On Britain’s Political Parties

Lee Jenkins September 5, 2013 0

Last week’s historic vote was a blow for Cameron. But how did it impact the other parties? Tories There is no getting away from the fact that the defeat in Parliament last week was

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Endgame In Syria: 3 Scenarios Nobody Wanted

Endgame In Syria: 3 Scenarios Nobody Wanted

Lee Jenkins September 5, 2013 0

Too much blood has been spilled for a negotiated settlement acceptable to all sides. There’s now only three shows in town for a broken Syria Assad Victory Inconceivable as it may have seemed at

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