May 2015



Miliband To The Rescue!

by Tim Marshall   Britain’s former foreign secretary David Milband has delivered a devastating critique of the USA and UK’s foreign policy in a speech…


Why Executing Morsi Is A Bad Idea.

Guest Writer Nehad Ismail  argues that killing former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will strengthen Islamic State. On May 16th May an Egyptian Court pronounced death…


Ramadi Recriminations/Re-taking Ramadi.

Without doubt the Iraq Army ran away from Ramadi. Without doubt they faced an astonishingly ferocious onslaught. Without doubt the USA could have done more,…



Bin Laden’s Bookshelf.

When not ordering people to be killed, or watching porn, it appears Osama Bin Laden was a bit of a book worm. The US Office…




North Korea: What Lies Beneath?

It would be easy to snigger at North Korea’s somewhat unspectacular test of what purported to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) given that it…