The overarching objective for Theresa May’s patchwork government of Remainers, Leavers and Northern Irish Unionists is reaching the best possible terms for the UK’s upcoming withdrawal from the European Union. With increasingly defined parameters from No.
March 15, 2018
As many as 19 dynasties had their moment in the sun during China’s long imperial history — and now it seems there may well be a 20th.
March 08, 2018
Last December, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise visit to the Hmeimim air base in Syria and triumphantly announced mission accomplished for Russian forces combatting Daesh.
March 01, 2018
It is concerning when a head of state has counts of corruption, fraud, racketeering and money laundering levelled against him, worse still when there were allegations of rape.
February 22, 2018
On a hot afternoon in June 1981, an Israeli F-16A fighter aircraft flew 1,600 kilometers to destroy Iraq’s under construction Osirak nuclear reactor just south of Baghdad.
February 15, 2018
Seven years into the Syrian conflict, a messy proxy war involving global and regional powers, the opening of a new front this week was in some respects a most worrying development.
January 26, 2018
Vladimir Putin’s electoral appeal has always been the guarantee of stability. This resonated with the masses following the post-Soviet upheaval, but this March the President faces a different challenge. With real wages in their third year of decline, Russians seek socio-economic change.
January 11, 2018