October 2019

Donald Trump’s Dream

5 AM. Clouds part over north-west Syria. Lucidity in a fevered dream. The fighting had been intense. Since the eight special forces helicopters emerged from…


Trump the Pushover

Donald Trump likes to portray himself as strong man. A hard, tough man who stands up to the rest of the world, tweets it like…


Turkey: Sick Man or Strong Man?

As the Turkish offensive into northern Syria gains momentum, a pattern of Turkish expansion and protection emerge. With plans for a ‘safe zone’ Turkey once…



While We Are Divided

Russian President Vladimir Putin may not have actively colluded with Donald Trump in the 2016 US presidential campaigns. He may not have plotted with the…