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  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

What Britain must learn from this failed war

How should Britain change in the light of Sir John Chilcot’s forensic autopsy of the failed Iraq war? Three things stand out.• Britain must be aware of its military limitations; the US can just about deal with two simultaneous full-blown wars. Britain cannot. It has to prioritise and communicate those priorities to its allies. The [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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North America

Obama’s criticism of Cameron reveals president’s own weaknesses

To complain so candidly while still in office is unusual, but Obama inadvertently highlights what historians may come to see as his major flaw in international affairs Barack Obama’s candidly critical public remarks about David Cameron’s foreign policy failings are unusual, given that the US president is still in office and presumably wants to maintain [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Middle East

ASSAD ‘USING DENIAL OF HUMANITARIAN AID AS POLITICAL WEAPON’ IN SYRIA

Bashar Assad‘s regime in Syria is deliberately using the denial of humanitarian aid as a “political and military weapon”, according to the UK Government. Foreign Office minister David Lidington said international pressure – including the possibility of air drops – has led to the Syrian government agreeing in principle to allow the United Nations to deliver [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Europe

International Politics; Findings from Lund University Update Understanding of International Politics (The limits of the principle of charity: Why Haesebrouck is wrong after all)

016 MAR 24 (VerticalNews) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics & Government Week — Current study results on International Politics have been published. According to news reporting originating from Lund, Sweden, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, “In our article entitled ‘The Responsibility to Protect - An incoherent Doctrine?’ we claimed that R2P in the [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Europe

Don’t count on the EU to protect us. Nato will do that

European countries lack a collective will Last Friday marked the 25th anniversary of a well-planned, strategically competent defeat of Saddam Hussein that led to the liberation of Kuwait. In 2011, we witnessed a feebly planned and strategically myopic campaign against the Gaddafi regime. The specious alteration of the mission from a “responsibility to protect” to [...]

  • Jul 09 / 2016
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Europe

International Relations; Findings from University of Manchester Provides New Data about International Relations (The ethics of diplomatic criticism: The Responsibility to Protect, Just War Theory and Presumptive Last Resort)

2015 DEC 24 (VerticalNews) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics & Government Week — Investigators discuss new findings in International Relations. According to news reporting out of Manchester, United Kingdom, by VerticalNews editors, the research stated, “This article presents the ethical case for diplomatic criticism as a response to mass atrocities and [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Europe

At least 10,000 refugee children have ‘vanished into sex work and slavery trade’ after arriving in Europe

* Thousands of young migrants targeted by criminals and are now missing * Evidence some are being sexually exploited with communities in Europe * UNICEF claims 90,000 unaccompanied children in Germany and Sweden * British Government promised to take in more separated from families * For more on the refugee crisis visit www.dailymail.co.uk/refugeecrisis At least 10,000 refugee children have vanished [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Europe

The Geneva refugee convention can’t cope with this crisis. Time for a rethink

The exodus from war-torn and poorer countries and pull of the EU have created a demand the world cannot meet How far we have come from the warm generosity of the German summer to the cold hard reality of a Nordic winter. Europe’s internal borders have been closing; its external borders are being reinforced. And governments are [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Middle East

Russia And Syria Jets Fly First Mission Together

Russian and Syrian jets have flown their first mission together over Syria, according to Russia’s defence ministry. A pair of Syrian MiG-29 warplanes escorted two Su-25 jets during Thursday’s mission. The defence ministry released a video showing the Russian ground attack aircraft taking off from Hemeimeem air base and being joined by the MiGs. Russia has [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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Europe

International Politics; University of Sheffield Reports Findings in International Politics (The Responsibility to Protect 10 years on from the World Summit: A victory for common humanity?)

2016 JAN 14 (VerticalNews) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics & Government Week — A new study on International Politics is now available. According to news reporting originating in Sheffield, United Kingdom, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, “Despite the rapid growth in Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) literature over the course of the first decade [...]

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