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Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Women’s Rights Commission is a moral disgrace

Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Women’s Rights Commission is a moral disgrace

William Campbell April 26, 2017 0

According to a growing consensus on the Left, there is an oppressive patriarchy in Western democracies which restricts the freedoms and opportunities of women. Most people should be aware of the ‘glass ceiling’ preventing

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Why Our Security Will Not be Weakened by Brexit

Why Our Security Will Not be Weakened by Brexit

Matthew Cowley June 20, 2016 0

There has been a lot of misinformation in this referendum. While the Remain campaign have attempted to make European Union membership indistinguishable from European cooperation, it is important to remember that these things are

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Why the EU is a hindrance in a Globalising World

Why the EU is a hindrance in a Globalising World

Euan McHardy June 5, 2016 1

Of all the scaremongering by the Remain campaign, perhaps the most scurrilous is the idea that Britain’s influence would diminish if it left the European Union. As the monotone goes, Britain’s prosperity is dependent

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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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The Return Of Great Power Diplomacy

The Return Of Great Power Diplomacy

Lee Jenkins March 6, 2014 2

In case you missed it, international relations has gone all retro Despite what Twitter has told you, WW3 is not imminent, and nor is a new Cold War; the nuclear weapons aren’t one a

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Groundbreaking treaty on toxic mercury to be formally adopted this week

Groundbreaking treaty on toxic mercury to be formally adopted this week

Backbencher October 9, 2013 0

Bryony Clarke reports on the circumstances behind the adoption of the Minamata Convention. During the early 1950s, the inhabitants of the Japanese fishing town, Minamata, were unnerved by a series of disturbing and inexplicable

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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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Military Interventionism Is The New White Man’s Burden

Military Interventionism Is The New White Man’s Burden

Lee Jenkins August 27, 2013 3

The white Western compulsion to blunder across the globe to save people from themselves is nothing new, it was just rebranded. The decades following the end of the Cold War were good ones for

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Syria: The Water Remains Muddy

Syria: The Water Remains Muddy

Backbencher June 24, 2013 1

With the situation in Syria turning to chemical weapons, the international community are finally taking action. Last week President Obama finally spoke out and announced what Britain and France already knew, that the Assad

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