foreign policy

crime

The Strange Disappearances of Saudi Students Accused of Crimes in the US

The Saudi government is facing allegations that it helped its citizens escape trial for serious crimes.
Donovan Farley
2.25.19
foreign policy

Why Does Britain Want to Build a Military Base in the Caribbean?

And does it have anything to do with oil?
Phil Miller
1.14.19
Views My Own

Trump Will Only Listen to 'Experts' if It Means Letting Americans Die in War

On Afghanistan, Trump's gut instincts may have been right – but somehow, it's the only subject on which he defers to the establishment.
Harry Cheadle
11.29.18
foreign policy

The Foreign Office Is Full of Colonial Relics

A visit to the home of UK diplomacy showed me that the Foreign Office is more colonial throwback than modern workplace.
Phil Miller
10.15.18
war

Congress Can Rein in America's Forever Wars, It Just Won't

Seventeen years after Congress told George W Bush to go after the 9/11 attackers, the military is using that authorisation to fight battles all over the world.
Mark Hay
9.12.18
economics

Here's What Will Happen if Trump's NAFTA Deal Falls Apart

Consumers might not notice higher prices at first, but farmers and car manufacturers would be hurt in major ways.
Mark Hay
9.11.18
politics

Even by Trump Standards His Press Conference with Putin Was Bizarre

Trump loves to say "America first", but apparently believes Russia over his own intelligence agencies.
Harry Cheadle
7.17.18
NORTH KOREA

A Guide to the Messy, Multi-Sided State of North Korean Diplomacy

As Trump and Kim Jong-un prepare to finally meet (or not), other Asian powers are watching – and working behind the scenes.
Mark Hay
5.29.18
foreign policy

Syria and the 'Anti-Imperialism' of Idiots

Much of the left's response to the war in Syria has been stupid, racist apologism for a tyrant.
Leila Al Shami
4.18.18
foreign policy

Why Theresa May Is in No Position to Lecture Saudi Arabia on Human Rights

As Saudi Arabia bombs Yemen, Britain has ongoing secret arms deals with the Kingdom.
Simon Childs
3.7.18
politics

Boris Johnson Is Doing the Exact Opposite of Diplomacy

The Foreign Secretary's latest "slip of the tongue" shows that words matter in politics.
James O'Malley
11.8.17
foreign policy

The Weird History and Dire Present of Britain's Role in Israel and Palestine

In remembering the Balfour Declaration we can't forget people suffering under occupation in Palestine.
Simon Childs
11.3.17
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