Who is the real threat to national security? Is it the democratically elected Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn? Or is it the general who has threatened democracy and the freedom of the British people to elect their leaders? At least Jeremy Corbyn has the guts to speak for himself, rather than hiding behind the 'unnamed general' mask.
Mixing moral case with geo-power turned out a toxic cocktail. The world cannot stand by as a brutal dictator gasses or violates his own people - in Syria or Chile. Neither it should stand for a toxic policy of military intervention.
Songs by George Harrison and Julio Iglesias were used to torture prisoners under the brutal regime of General Augusto Pinochet
After the 1973 coup in Chile, Ambassador Frode Nilsen dined with the Pinochet dictatorship’s highest-ranking officers. Behind
Margaret Thatcher didn't just hang out with Michael Winner and Kenny Everett, you know. Oh no. She was also a firm friend
What remains for all of us to face up to is her political and economic heritage, for Thatcher might be dead, but Thatcherism is alive and well. And its reach was never more ubiquitous as is it today. In her very own words, Thatcher affirmed individual gain above collective benefit when she said: "There is no such thing as society."
The reactions and tributes to Margaret Thatcher's death have illustrated the way in which modern conservatives have emptied the words 'freedom' and 'liberty' of all meaning and import. If (wo)man is judged by the company (s)he keeps, then Thatcher must be judged a champion of despotism and dictatorship, not of freedom or liberty.
Mexican film star Gael Garcia Bernal would be willing to throw his formidable talent, not to mention his piercing gaze, into