August 2015

Mohamed Shown – No Reaction

By Tim Marshall A film depicting the Prophet Mohamed has been released without sparking the protests, rioting and murders which sometimes follow similar events. There…


Exercise, Signal, Manoeuvre.

By Tim Marshall Nations sometimes signal to each other, and themselves, via a soundbite. Two examples – An American President says ‘All options are on…




How Do You Open An Embassy?

The website of the recently re-opened Iranian Embassy to London is, like the relationship between Iran and the UK, ‘under construction’. Still, it could be…


A Democrat Rebuts Obama’s Iran Deal

The most comprehensive argument against the deal on Iran’s nuclear programme has come from one of President Obama’s most loyal supporters. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ)…