Category Archives: Multilateral Foreign Policy

We should intervene to stop ISIS atrocities in Iraq

We can’t ignore the atrocities committed by ISIS in Iraq and the West must consider intervening, argues James Snell.

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The British government has completely failed Syria’s refugees

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The scale of the tragedy requires a much greater response than the callous and disinterested one shown by the government.

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Blair is not the only one with Iraq amnesia – the Lib Dems were NOT anti-invasion, just anti-that-kind-of-invasion

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It is one of the great myths of recent political history – that the Liberal Democrats were opposed to Britain joining with US forces to invade Iraq in 2003.

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Why everyone is wrong about ISIS and Iraq

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The two mainstream positions on what is happening in Iraq – that everything is ‘our fault’ either for going into Iraq or for leaving the country – are simplifications.

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The evil of families that turn on Christian converts

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We need to tackle the persecution that many Christians face from members of their own family.

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‘Rouhani smiles better. He talks better. But no changes have taken place’

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Iram Ramzan recently caught up with Iranian lawyer and human rights activist Shirin Ebadi during a talk about women’s rights, President Rouhani and the situation inside Iran.

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We have an opportunity to build a positive legacy for women and girls in Afghanistan

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Labour must be a tireless champion of efforts to stamp out sexual violence in Afghanistan.

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Let the Sudan be the start of action to protect persecuted Christians

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It’s time we sent a message that to deny Christians the right to peacefully follow their faith will not be tolerated.

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UKIP’s victory isn’t about Eurosceptism‏

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UKIP’s success in the European and local elections 2014 is not about Euroscepticism. In fact the UK is becoming increasingly pro-EU.

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The potential for serious violence in Thailand is very real

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Do the international community have the courage to stand up to the Thai army?

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