October 14, 2016
Now Russia’s Grip on UK Politics Is Obvious. But It’s Always Been There
Originally published by Heat Street
On Tuesday, Boris Johnson raised more than a few eyebrows when he called for “demonstrations” to take place outside Russia’s embassy in response to the Kremlin’s war crimes in Syria.
But the Foreign Secretary’s comments were soon overshadowed ...
October 12, 2016
If Stop The War wants peace, why does it indulge Russia’s wars?
Originally published by New Statesman
Wednesday’s House of Commons debate on Aleppo achieved little with regards to the establishment of no-fly zone over the besieged Syrian city, but it was notable for the foreign secretary’s call for “demonstrations” to take place outside Russia’s ...
July 13, 2016
Why Putin Loves Brexit
This Article Originally Appeared in The New York Times
Britain’s referendum decision last month to leave the European Union has plunged Europe into crisis. There will be institutional and political upheaval for years to come while the terms of Britain’s knotty disentanglement ...
January 22, 2016
The Russian State of Murder Under Putin
Originally published in the Wall Street Journal
On Thursday, a British inquiry into the polonium poisoning death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 implicated Russian President Vladimir Putin in the murder. The announcement was the first step toward justice ...
January 22, 2016
The Kremlin’s Western Lawyers
Originally published in the American Interest
In Syria, as in Ukraine and Georgia before, Russia is using warfare to achieve its goals, operating through brute force and fear. In the West, it uses lawfare, exploiting the rule of law to launch ...