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Iranian Ripples

Donald Trump has dropped a massive boulder in the world’s diplomatic pond. Its ripples will be felt in every corner of the globe and in…


Nuclear Madness

MAD was the big acronym during the Cold War. For those who cannot remember, it stood for Mutually Assured Destruction. The thinking behind the terrifying…


The Forgotten War

The horrors of the Las Vegas shooting, the North Korean nuclear situation and BREXIT, is the perfect cover to allow Assad and Putin to try…


The Week That Was

There was one major story which, although tragic may not change things much, and another, which despite receiving much less coverage might change a lot….




Minced Meat in Hamburg

Stabiliy. Order. Security. That is what these big multinational summits are meant to project.  They are designed to reassure the lower orders (that’s you, me…


Can Russia reform?

Russia is a great power whose interests on the world stage are to be reckoned with. We know this because the country’s politicians and state…


Meanwhile… In Syria…

As many in the UK suffer post-election blues, and those who shouted for a ‘strong and stable’ politics realise the naivety and arrogance of this…