Articles by Tim Marshall

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…



Countering Novichok.

The head of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ahmet Uzumcu, has confirmed that the nerve agent used in the Salisbury attack…