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The Week That Was.

A week in which there were two major stories, which were about a lot more than just the headlines. The first was the fallout from…


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Things We Lost In The Mire – 33

U.S./AFGHANISTAN – President Donald Trump has decided on America’s policy for Afghanistan after a “rigorous” review says Defence Secretary Jim Mattis. Details are not yet…


Sanctions And Sensibility

In 2014 Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin reacted to U.S. sanctions imposed against him by telling Congress – “Send me your teeth ground in…





US Strategies in the Middle East

Last week, Iran confirmed that it test-fired a ballistic missile. The United States has responded by imposing new sanctions on Iran and stating that Iran…



After the Battle for Mosul?

Since the fall of Saddam Hussein in the spring of 2003, Iraq has been unstable. It will remain that way for years to come irrespective…