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Articles by Tom Arms

Shifting Arabian Sands

The recent establishment of diplomatic relations and business ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates raises a host of questions, hopes, problems, issues and…


Not So Free or Fair Elections

Elections are great. They are the cornerstone of liberal democracies. They ensure that the government has the support of the people so that the country…


If Biden Wins

It is looking good for Joe Biden. He is racing ahead in the polls as foot-in-mouth Trump slumps under the weight of the pandemic, economic…


Cold War Line-up

We are heading for Cold War Two. Some say we are in it. Either way, it will touch every corner of the globe—as did its…


Taiwan

Forget about Hong Kong. The ex-British colony is a consolation prize for Beijing compared to the 23.6 million souls on Taiwan, or, to give it…


The Thucydides Trap

Huawei, Hong Kong, Uighurs, the South China Sea, Chinese economic and military growth, “Kung Flu”, economic crisis, cyber-attacks, intellectual property theft, trade wars, sanctions, Donald…


Marxist BLM

I was recently sent an article by the American columnist Charles Davenport in which he warned of anti-American Marxist infiltration of Black Lives Matter.   To be…


Memories from Israel

The ongoing debate over anti-Semitism within the British Labour Party plus Israel’s planned annexation of Jewish settlements in the West Bank has revived old memories…


Start Talks Start

US-Russian talks started this week in Vienna between the US and Russia to replace the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty which expires in February.  Negotiators face…


Rooftop War

The Chinese and the Indians are at it again. To be more precise the Chinese are at it. They are once again pushing at the…