Article of the Day: The Labour party is in mortal danger

The Labour party is in mortal danger The Labour leadership contest is quickly showing that the lesson of the past general election has not been internalized by many within the party. Ed Miliband’s personality may have committed to his downfall, but his overtly left-wing policies surly alienated many voters. By choosing Jeremy Corbyn, the minority […]

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Article of the Day: A Call for Collective Action

A Call for Collective Action – Jean-Claude Juncker Immigration is quickly shaping up to be one of the seminal issues of the Juncker commission. From the porous borders in the Mediterranean to the migrants congregating in Calais for a chance to cross the Channel, this issue directly impacts every member nation in the EU, regardless […]

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Article of the Day: An Unworthy Ally

An Unworthy Ally Continuing with my weekly series of articles on Pakistan, here is a fascinating piece in Foreign Affairs arguing that rather than upping American assistance to Pakistan, Washington should disengage in an effort to change Islamabad’s behavior. The argument is predicated on the notion that Pakistan – driven by its military and the ISI (Pakistan’s […]

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Article of the Day: Jean-Marie Le Pen, Co-Founder of National Front, Is Ousted From French Far-Right Party

Jean-Marie Le Pen, Co-Founder of National Front, Is Ousted From French Far-Right Party Today was a FASCINATING day in international affairs. Not only did Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resign to call snap elections, but longtime French political blowhard (and also incidentally the founder and former leader of the National Front) was thrown out of the very […]

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Article of the Day: These 8 Democrats Are AIPAC’s Best Chances of Killing the Iran Deal

These 8 Democrats Are AIPAC’s Best Chances of Killing the Iran Deal The Iran deal is quickly shaping up to be the foreign policy issue of 2015. The uproar this has caused in Washington is very interesting, particularly among democrats. The pull of AIPAC and other pro-Israel groups is evidently strong on both sides of the […]

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Article of the Day: The cost of Pakistan’s war on terrorism

The cost of Pakistan’s war on terrorism Yesterday’s post focused on the death of an eminent figure in the fight against terrorism in Pakistan. While I certainly stand by my commentary from yesterday, an article in the Financial Times today did give me pause. In his post, acclaimed Pakistani expert Ahmed Rashid details the draconian […]

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