Articles by Tim Marshall


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The Week That Was

A week in which mankind, or ‘Peoplekind’ as Canada’s Prime Minister would call us – pushed a millimeter out into infinity, and pushed a new…


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Things We Lost In The Mire

GREECE/MACEDONIA – Tens of thousands of Greeks rallied in Athens on Sunday to protest against the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia using the name Macedonia….


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The Week That Was…

Ladies and Gentlemen…the President of the United States… Donald Trump made his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night.  At 80 minutes it…



Pantomime And Red Buttons

It’s very tempting to think that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un has a big red button on his desk akin to that of Dr…


2017: Predictions and Results…

Herewith our annual ‘scorecard’ looking back at what we forecast 12 months ago… USA – Our predictions were mostly correct. There was no ‘Wall’ but…



The Year That Was – 2017

Where to start on a subject encompassing so much it’s impossible to fit it all in?  –  A month – a country?  OK- January –…


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Things We Lost In The Mire – 51

TURKEY/PURGE  –   The government has accused another 2,700 soliders, teachers, and civil servants of having links to ‘terrorisst groups’ and sacked them. Since the…