Articles by Tim Marshall

Christmas in Syria.

The fragile truce in Syria’s Idlib province looks as if maybe severely tested over the next few weeks. President Assad is on record as saying…


Super Massive Brexhole!

Welcome to the late late show!  Coming from the Black Hole which is Brexit and the British Parliament. Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed a…


The G Force Is With U.S.

The Great, but not always Good, of the G20 are once again gathered in stately conclave – this year in Buenos Aires.  Does it matter? …


Macron: Running On Empty?

There’s a vacancy for the job of ‘Leader of the Free World’.  The French President, Emmanuelle Macron, wants to fill it. The problem?  Events, home…



Enemies of the People

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi is not an isolated incident. It is part of a worldwide concerted effort by criminals threatened by exposure; power-hungry politicians…


UNGA!

It’s that time of year again – the time when the world’s diplomats get all – UNGA! Or translated from that strange language ‘Diplotalk’ –…




Things We Lost In The Mire 23

CATALONIA/SPAIN – Nationalists regained control of Catalonia’s government on Saturday and said they will continue to seek independence for the region. SAUDI ARABIA/RESHUFFLE – King…