September 2017

Good Luck Mutti…

The result of the German election should, but may not, end the blasé and naive narrative that the rise of the far right in Europe…


US/RUSSIA Relations: Worse to Come?

Diplomatic war between Russia and the United States is in full swing. Last month Moscow required the US to trim its diplomatic staff by 755…




Opinion: In Support of Kurdistan

Hamish De Bretton Gordon writes in support of a independent Kurdistan in what is presently the semi-autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan. In the event that…




Korea Time? – Something to Midnight

It’s difficult to know the exact time in Pyongyang – but it’s ‘something to midnight’. Midnight is one of 3 things. A nuclear armed North…


Ciao, Brexit

With Theresa May due to deliver a significant Brexit statement in Florence on the 22 September, John Bleasdale looks at Britain’s decision to leave the…