Marçal Jané-Heidsiek evaluates the involvement of the West in the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
A 27-year dispute has been put to rest in Europe after a name deal was sealed between Athens and Skopje. The Greek parliament has rejected Macedonia’s name for decades since its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. Following the name deal in January, Greece’s neighbour will now add ‘North’ to its title, taking on the new […]
“We’ve got to have this thing over here whatever it costs… We’ve got to have the bloody Union Jack flying on top of it.” Clement Attlee’s foreign secretary, Ernest Bevin, catalysed the British nuclear age with these words, resulting in the United Kingdom becoming the world’s third nuclear power in 1952. It was Attlee’s Labour administration […]
Amid the ongoing rumblings of the devastating conflict of Syria, the last fortnight has seen some interesting developments on the international stage. Despite the huge impact these will have on those still living in Syria, there is a large extent to which they represent performance politics, with heads of state and diplomats addressing one another […]
Jeremy Corbyn is a force for good in British politics. He holds sincere beliefs. He wears socks under his sandals. He is the headstone of a grassroots political surge that offers an alternative to the mainstream political narrative. Miliband failed to find the public’s erogenous zone (milifandoms aside). Perhaps Comrade Jezza’s frowsy sorority will fare […]