International affairs

The second cold-war has in fact been underway for some time as the US plants it missile-shield all round Russia and Russia develops new generations of fighter-planes and missiles with increased manoeuvre and evasion capabilities. In the last few days the NATO Secretary General has called on member countries to increase spending.

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Here is Mr Clegg doing it: To regard closer ties between Ukraine and a non-military organisation like the European Union as the equivalent to American tanks on your lawn at the height of the Cold War suggests to me that we’re dealing with a man who’s applying yesterday’s divisions and arguments to today’s problems And […]

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This is a succinct article by Professor Frank Furedi about the crisis in Ukraine. He points to one of the most staggering aspects of all this. The sheer “geopolitical illiteracy” of the Western elites who plan these adventures. Take Afghanistan. Did they really think you could have a Western style “parliamentary democracy” in Afghanistan? A […]

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