Category Archives: Multilateral Foreign Policy

The neo-cons are wrong: our use of torture is the problem, not the media’s coverage

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Investigating, examining, debating – and if necessary prosecuting – crimes done in our name is not a threat to democracy; it is intrinsic to it.

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Development Assistance Committee commends UK’s increased aid spending

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Review recommends that UK maintains its level of spending in the years ahead.

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Eight reasons why the centre-left could form Israel’s next government

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Unlike in previous elections, in 2015 there will be a genuine chance for change at the top.

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Strange times in French politics

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With youth unemployment running at 24 per cent, it is unsurprising that people are being attracted to fringe ideologies which offer simplistic solutions.

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How an Islamist made the case for secularism

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A Pakistani cleric has found himself a victim of the very laws that he promotes.

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We still have choices about Trident replacement

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Should we be patrolling with nuclear weapons when we face no current strategic threat and see ourselves as a constructive force for good in the world?

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Raqqa: to appease Iran, Obama gives Assad’s air force a free pass for slaughter

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The term appeasement is often overused, but that’s what Obama’s free pass to Assad’s air force in exchange for a hoped-for nuclear deal with Iran is.

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With proper funding, vaccines can ensure that no child dies from a preventable illness

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We have made substantial gains in reducing preventable child deaths, but the UK must do more to encourage other countries to invest.

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Why our government must be more generous with Syrian refugees

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Support for the Syrian Resettlement Programme is one small act that the government could take to show that compassion is a core British value.

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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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