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American retraction makes the world a less safe place.

American retraction makes the world a less safe place.

Lee Jenkins March 26, 2014 1

  The two decades after the Cold War were the high water mark for American force projection and primacy. Without the Russian Bear front and centre of its policy making process, the US was

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Nobody’s a winner!

Nobody’s a winner!

Daniel Pryor November 20, 2012 4

  It doesn’t take much to realise that using taxpayers’ money to raise the price of food is bad economics. Yet this is precisely the premise of the Common Agricultural Policy, a system of

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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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Angela In Athens

Angela In Athens

Lee Jenkins October 10, 2012 2

It was never going to be a meeting of equals. The leader of the Eurozone’s strongest economy yesterday met the leader of its weakest. The more hysterical elements of the Greek media portrayed it

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