Articles by Tom Arms

Battle for the Pacific

The argy bargy over North Korea is part of a much bigger geopolitical battle. That is not to say that the denuclearisation of an authoritarian…


The Road to Power

There is a new, clearly defined road to political power—become an anti-politician. Forget about compromise, consensus and appealing to the middle ground. Dismiss ideas of…




Defeating ISIS

How do you defeat an idea, especially an idea wrapped in the cloak of religious infallibility? Now add the complications of long-held justifiable grievances against…


Free Speech

Free speech is a cornerstone of representative democracy. Abuse of free speech is one of the biggest threats to that cornerstone. This week we have…





Cunning Plan Needed

The British cabinet is preparing to retire to Chequers for a country weekend of Pims, strawberries and footie and tennis on the telly. There may…