The West

The United Nations Security Council is now crucial for Russia to achieve its foreign policy aims, and this should provide grounds for optimism over Syria.
Vladimir Putin's preoccupation with shadowy political manoeuvring betrays a self-defeating unwillingness to engage in an open debate with the public.
The decision by both China and Russia to veto the UN Security Council Resolution on Syria last week, supporting the Arab
While the leaking of the report may have been intended to discredit Pakistan, the apparent lack of detail in exactly how its intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence or ISI, helps the Taliban is telling, and positive.
The people of the US and Britain have become victims of the corruption of their democratic institutions that are no longer