International Politics

As Isis wanes in Syria and Iraq, Russia is swiftly advancing a Middle East agenda that threatens British interests by enabling
"My feeling for the land is something that only farmers could understand. I'm dreaming of the day I can return. I wouldn't
The Trump presidency offers a chance for Britain to reposition itself as a truly global power, with real political and economic ambitions, and boasting interests around the world again. It is an opportunity we must be ready to grasp.
Every generation has a fight on its hands and it looks like ours is going to be a tough one. The major horrors of 2016 represent some horrible and worrying trends in international politics, but we've overcome worse yet. 2016 doesn't have to be the year in which everything went wrong, but can become a turning-point from which we pull together to evince positive change.
These brave medical workers have risked their lives to save others, and SAMS is proud to continue to support our medical workers and patients as they recover from months of siege, targeted attacks, traumatic events, and horrific violence.
The UK government's response to the outrageous three year sentences handed down to three journalists in Egypt has been similar
I'm a politician who loves election days - the campaigning stops and the voter makes their choice at the ballot box, but on the 17th September I swapped my rosette for a high vis jacket with 'observer' on the back. My job was not to persuade people who to vote for, but watch the election process as Fiji went to the polls for the first time since the 2006 coup.
In a recent press release, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) referred to Tuesday's attack upon its experts and UN inspectors in Syria as a "blatant attempt to prevent the facts being brought to light." ...
As the British government seeks to ensure that centenary activities fully mark the contribution of Empire and Commonwealth soldiers, can it find common ground to reflect Australian and Canadian pride in the birth of a nation, Indian and Pakistani concerns about getting the form of recognition right, and South African scepticism about the contemporary relevance of a conflict fought between long lost Empires?
When one talks about 'the evils of drink', it's pretty obvious that one isn't talking about Coca-Cola (although admittedly