August 2017



How To Stop North Korea?

How on earth did we get into a position where an unstable and dictator like Kim Jong Un has the capability send missiles over Japan’s…



Things We Lost in the Mire – 34

BURMA/ROHINGYA – Burma’s government says it has evacuated at least 4,000 non-Muslim villagers amid ongoing clashes in north-western Rakhine state. Thousands of Rohingya Muslims are…


The Week That Was

The week began with an important speech by President Trump on his Afghan policy.  Important not just because it confirmed the Americans aren’t leaving, but…



Independencia to Catalonia?

The terrible events in the Barcelona region last week are beginning to fade from the international headlines. When Catalonia next returns to the headlines hopefully…


Things We Lost In The Mire – 33

U.S./AFGHANISTAN – President Donald Trump has decided on America’s policy for Afghanistan after a “rigorous” review says Defence Secretary Jim Mattis. Details are not yet…


The Week That Was

Barcelona: Shocking, but not surprising. Jihadist groups had said they intended to take their campaign of terror to  – ‘The Mediterranean’. In April Spanish intelligence…