The hypocrisy of the west

Ines Niarchos argues that the ‘pragmatic’ approach of western foreign policy is a hypocritical one full of double-standards


Death of  a Dictator: the wider question?

“…it is ironic to note that Guantanamo Bay, a haven of abuse in Cuba, is under US control.”

Last week Fidel Castro died. Reaction from politicians has been mixed, from Donald Trump’s declaration


Russia and Syria: Should Have Seen it Coming

Russia’s unilateral intervolvement in Syria is the consequence of a forgotten intervention

COMMENTAt the moment in Syria we are witnessing one of the most significant shifts in the international community in recent years: the now huge role that Russia is playing in the Middle East. Russia has committed to a drawn out …