Category Archives: Multilateral Foreign Policy

Commons vote on ISIS: let’s clarify things

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Only 43 people voted against the motion, but many throwaway statements have been made criticising intervention.

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Left Foot Forward readers back airstrikes on IS

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A majority of Left Foot Forward readers back some form of military action against the so-called Islamic State, according to our latest poll.

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Killing people rarely kills their ideas

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Our best hope of reducing the numbers radicalised would be to champion a foreign policy based on clear principles.

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Taking on ISIS: doing something is a high risk strategy. Doing nothing is disastrous

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We have a responsibility to protect where feasible.

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Why the West keeps getting it wrong on Iraq

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If bombing was the answer to extremism, Gaza would be the safest region on Earth. As a coalition of Nations look set to begin US-led airstrikes against Islamic State let’s ask the simple question – why does history keep repeating itself in Iraq?

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We should stand with the prime minister in tackling the threat of ISIS

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The prime minster needs the support of Muslim communities in the struggle against ISIS.

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POLL: Should Britain take part in military action against IS?

Should Britain take part in military action against IS? Or are we best of out of it?

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Obama’s vague vision to take on IS

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Beyond a few airstrikes and supporting an opposition that is engaged in a bloody battle with Assad, it is not clear how IS in Syria can be dealt a decisive blow.

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By denouncing ISIS as ‘not Muslims’, moderate Muslims risk making things worse

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When moderate Muslim groups use takfirism to tackle extremism, this intolerant doctrine is not challenged but reaffirmed.

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From Russia to ISIS, NATO needs to act

The President’s recent admission that he has no strategy on ISIS spoke volumes to the lacklustre response to current crises

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