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Foreign Affairs News Round Up Week 47

Foreign Affairs News Round Up Week 47

Lee Jenkins November 22, 2012 2

After a week of rockets and missiles crisscrossing in the skies over the Gaza-Israeli border, a cease fire has been agreed between Tel-Aviv and the Hamas administration in Gaza. This was despite a bomb

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Should the fate of Syria rest on the West?

Should the fate of Syria rest on the West?

Backbencher November 20, 2012 1

Oliver Demaine discusses; The Arab-Spring, one of the most revolutionary times the middle-east has seen for centuries. Leaders fought off their position of ‘solid’ power by the people of the States they have ruled

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Foreign Affairs News Round Up Week 46

Foreign Affairs News Round Up Week 46

Lee Jenkins November 15, 2012 3

Southern Europe was gripped by a new wave of anti-austerity protests, with Spanish and Portuguese unions coordinating strike action for the first time. Over 700 flights were grounded and even Spanish ministers admitted that

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Foreign Affairs News Round Up Week 45

Foreign Affairs News Round Up Week 45

Lee Jenkins November 8, 2012 1

Unless you’ve been living in a cave with your eyes closed and your fingers in your ears, you’ll have heard that Americans have re-elected Barack Obama as President. The results were closer than would

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Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 44

Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 44

Lee Jenkins November 1, 2012 1

Hurricane Sandy has started to wreak havoc on the Eastern Seaboard of the US, after killing 66 people in the Caribbean. New York and New Jersey have been hit power cuts as transformers go

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Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 43

Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 43

Lee Jenkins October 25, 2012 2

Obama and Romney faced off in the final of the three presidential debates, this one focusing on foreign policy. It was arguably the most belligerent of the debates, with both men keenly aware of how

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Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 42

Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 42

Lee Jenkins October 18, 2012 3

President Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney squared off in the second of three televised debates. Obama needed a win after a lackluster performance at the first encounter. The Democrat certainly came out swinging

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Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 41

Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 41

Lee Jenkins October 11, 2012 1

Turkey seems to be doing its level best to make the crisis in Syria ever worse. Yesterday Turkish F-16 jets forced a civilian jet en route from Moscow to Damascus to land on suspicion

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Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 40

Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 40

Lee Jenkins October 4, 2012 0

Barak Obama and Mitt Romney traded barbs in what was a rather unremarkable presidential debate last night. The first of three such debates, the event in Denver focused on domestic issues. As expected, Romney

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Syria, The UN, and British Foreign Aid

Syria, The UN, and British Foreign Aid

Backbencher September 27, 2012 0

According to reports from the U.K. based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, over 300 people were slaughtered across Syria yesterday by Government forces. This makes Wednesday the 26th September one of the bloodiest days

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