Category Archives: Multilateral Foreign Policy

There have been real achievements in Afghanistan, but leaving puts them at risk

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Now is an appropriate juncture to push back against fatalism and despair and protect our achievements for the future.

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Five things we learnt at the G20 summit

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Climate change gained last minute status as a major global concern – but Ebola was off the table.

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Settlement building as a response to violence is Israel’s worst idea yet

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Planning new settlements at a time of civic unrest puts ordinary Israelis at great risk.

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Pakistan’s blasphemy law is a relentless guillotine for minorities

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The number of Pakistanis being sentenced or killed for blaspheming against the accepted strain of Sunni Islam is on the rise.

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Capitalism really did win when the wall fell

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But the left shouldn’t despair.

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British nationals that join jihadist groups abroad are still British nationals

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British nationals that join jihadist groups abroad are still British nationals and should be processed by our criminal justice system like other criminals.

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An open letter to the Labour Movement

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Members of the British Labour Party calling for meaningful solidarity against ISIS from Labour and the Trade Unions.

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Trident: not as future-proof as our politicians like to pretend

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The UK’s possession of nuclear weapons is often justified in terms of uncertainty about the future. However, developments at home and abroad may one day make the UK’s Trident weapons system politically (and legally) impossible.

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Assad kills journalists too – the West must not work with his regime

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Assad is not an ally, he is a man whose stubborn determination to preserve his dictatorship has killed hundreds of thousands.

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The EU must be more vocal in its criticism of Vladimir Putin

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While European governments have taken action against Russia’s violations of Ukrainian sovereignty, too little is being done about its violations of the rights and freedoms of its own population.

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