The US’s withdrawal from Afghanistan should not be sold as ‘job done’
Only the leaders of the region’s extremist movements have cause for optimism about the future
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionBoris Johnson is leading the UK into an even greater COVID catastrophe
Insistence on reopening despite Delta is not only ‘epidemiological stupidity’ but only one part of an abject failure...
Afghans left to pick up the pieces of the West’s failed war
As the Taliban rapidly expand in the shadow of US and NATO allies’ retreat, has anyone considered the impact on...
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionNo matter how far HMS Queen Elizabeth sails, it won’t make Britain great again
Naval posturing in the Indo-Pacific is the image of futility as the world’s most deadly security threats rage on
COVID-19 is a bigger threat than war. So why isn’t it funded the same?
With rising mutations, catastrophe looms unless powerful states stop being so inward-looking and cooperate to...
Why the Isis hit on Boko Haram leader is a warning shot to global security
The terror group accelerates as it becomes clear that leaving Afghanistan to the Taliban’s control could backfire on the West