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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 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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We Have No Idea How To Deal With Putin’s Russia

We Have No Idea How To Deal With Putin’s Russia

Lee Jenkins March 20, 2014 6

Western leaders are mentally and institutionally ill equipped to deal with Putin’s Russia Yesterday President Putin signed the document that saw Crimea become a fully fledged part of the Russian Federation. The signing was

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Britain Is Great With Refugees

Britain Is Great With Refugees

Lee Jenkins December 30, 2013 2

The law, the facts, and our history make a compelling case for accepting refugees. Following a somewhat confused and contradictory flurry of UKIP positions on Syrian refugees, Facebook and Twitter descended into their time-tested

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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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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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Time To Re-assess Our Place In The World

Backbencher August 31, 2013 1

Robert Tyler argues for a major re-assessment of Britain’s foreign policy in the wake of the debacle over Syria In light of the Government’s defeat in Parliament over Syria, George Osborne has said that

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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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UN-necessary: Analogue Diplomacy In A Digital World

UN-necessary: Analogue Diplomacy In A Digital World

Lee Jenkins June 13, 2013 0

The United Nations was the world’s great hope. Let it die with dignity. The years immediately following the Second World War were understandably formative ones. The sheer scale of the disaster that had consumed

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One Step Forward? Three Steps Back

One Step Forward? Three Steps Back

Backbencher June 5, 2013 0

By Greg Dooley “Transparency promotes accountability and provides information for citizens about what their government is doing. My administration will take appropriate action, consistent with law and policy, to disclose information rapidly in forms

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