And way way BEFORE the Arms comes a consistent/pragmatic foreign policy developed by experts vs. the reactionary short-termism we see today. We also need to fix the mess we've already created – these don't go away by themselves; https://t.co/ZSmz8mnbDA — Fidelito 🇬🇧🇪🇺 (@F_Galal) August 25, 2021Read More
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The Delusional/Ignorant Foreign Policy Syndrome that’s been Devastating our Values, Credibility and Security
The Westward Gold-Rush but NOT Entirely Hush Hush! Power play is the name of the game; it’s like giving a child an automatic machine-gun for a toy; this is precisely how our leaders have abused power to create havoc around the world and conflicts that have lasted generations. This is […]Read More
The Westward Gold-Rush: Talk About Mass Migration? NO, Deal With Mass Migration
The Westward Gold-Rush but NOT Entirely Hush Hush! Shocking to see/watch the photo’s & video Clips from Kabul airport; my heart goes out to the millions in Afghanistan (and beyond frankly – Iran – Iraq – Palestine – Libya etc.) that continue to deal with poor foreign policy decisions that […]Read More
I have a Dream: I Dream That One Day I Would Attend An Official Government Foreign Policy Debriefing; Dinner’s On Me!
It seems to me – and I am sure to many others – that the world we live in today is becoming far more dangerous than the post WWII cold war many have lived through. At every corner of the earth there seems to a conflict about to blow up […]Read More
Power Play Politics & It's Diminishing Returns
Power play politics is not new as we all know. It has been used effectively in the past to alleviate threats by adversaries whether political or economic and many experts can probably come up with a long list of historical precedence where power play really did work. What I would […]Read More
The "Deal of the Century" or an "Ordeal of the Century"
An excellent article – link below – by Anne Irfan Teaching Fellow in Middle Eastern History, University of Sussex tries to effectively unpack what is termed the “Deal of the Century” devised the political genius Jared Kushner mmmm…Son in Law of the President of the United States. I would suggest […]Read More
Spy poisoning: How could the UK retaliate against Russia?
Well it certainly helps when we have a proper government in place rather than a bunch of hacks led by BREXITEERS who do nothing but brag about their nationalist approach in protecting the interest of the country. However, when it is truly crunch time in terms of action required against […]Read More
Reflections from Jerusalem & A Hope for a Brighter Future
I came across this article; Where the Gods Live by the Austrian journalist Tessa Szyszkowitz which provides a very interesting insight – among the many out there – about life in Jerusalem, and decided to share it as a follow up to a recent post I made with the link […]Read More
A Foreign Policy Nugget; Robert Mugabe sacked as Zanu-PF leader in Zimbabwe
Democracy cannot be imposed but should be actively supported. Let’s learn some lessons from the failures of the Arab Spring and develop/apply an adaptable template to help emerging democracies find/apply a suitable/sustainable path towards democratic governance. The first steps are always the most difficult ones and many states choose the […]Read More
Middle East: Iranian Foreign Minister in Conversation with Charlie Rose (interesting insight but NOT the whole story)
A very interesting interview with Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif. The Middle East is/has been one huge hot potato for much too long, thanks to a large part to foreign interventions/meddling whether for controlling resources and/or establishing strategic objectives. Iran is certainly a major player in the region but […]Read More