Friends, Americans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury the GOP, not to praise them; The voters they need have abandoned them; The policies they want interred with … Continue reading The Republicans Cross the Rubicon
No one was surprised when the Hague tribunal delivered an unfavourable ruling for China regarding its territorial ambitions in the South China Sea. The Hague tribunal declared that China’s claims … Continue reading Fanning the Flames
The image of a female leader once again taking residence at 10 Downing Street was always bound to evoke memories. After all, for eleven years, Margaret Thatcher had been prime … Continue reading What Theresa May Must Decide
2 September 1945. Its cities flattened, its islands surrounded by hostile forces, and a bloody invasion by its Western nemesis imminent, the Empire of Japan duly surrendered to the United … Continue reading Reviving the Economy or Revising the Constitution?
This post was originally written two years ago for the centenary of the First World War on a different blog. With the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, I’ve … Continue reading Could WW1 Have Been Avoided?
Lee Kuan Yew, among many other things, was known in his later years as a foreign policy sage who regularly dispelled his wisdom about international affairs. His views on the … Continue reading Tumultuous Revolution
Scrolling through Twitter recently, I found a very interesting graphic by The Economist. Based on the results of both the Democrat and Republican primaries, the magazine tried to paint a picture … Continue reading Third Options