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Spotlight
January 10, 2017

Romania’s corruption fight is a smokescreen to weaken its democracy

Henry Jackson Society
Originally published in the Guardian. by David Clark The recent rise of the populist right in Hungary and Poland has raised the alarm about the future of democracy in Europe, as constitutional safeguards, media pluralism and civil society come under sustained attack. But ...
RSC Editorial
December 14, 2016

Putin’s Paradise: What If Russia Had Chosen Prosperity When the USSR Collapsed?

Dr. Andrew Foxall
Originally published in Heat Street Twenty-five years ago, in December 1991, the Soviet Union fragmented, ending the Cold War. Today, Russia and the West seem again set on an intractable conflict. Here Dr Andrew Foxall, an academic and Russia expert, imagines how ...
December 8, 2016

Putin will never restore Russia’s greatness

Dr. Andrew Foxall
Originally published in CapX Twenty five years ago, on 8 December 1991, the leaders of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine signed the Belavezha Accords, an agreement that dissolved the Soviet Union. Fewer than two weeks afterwards, leaders from all but one of the ...
United States
October 14, 2016

Now Russia’s Grip on UK Politics Is Obvious. But It’s Always Been There

Henry Jackson Society
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Dr. Andrew Foxall
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 ...
United Kingdom
October 12, 2016

If Stop The War wants peace, why does it indulge Russia’s wars?

Henry Jackson Society
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Dr. Andrew Foxall
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 ...

Navy facing heaviest Russian activity since Cold War says First Sea Lord

Originally published in the Telegraph. The Royal Navy is facing its greatest challenge from Russian submarines and warships for more than 25 ...

Romania’s corruption fight is a smokescreen to weaken its democracy

Originally published in the Guardian. by David Clark The recent rise of the populist right in Hungary and Poland has raised the alarm about the ...

Vladimir Putin warned as US sends hundreds of tanks to Europe to defend Nato’s borders

Originally published in the Express. Hundreds of US tanks have arrived in Europe to ensure the Continent remains “whole, free, prosperous, and ...

‘Et tu, Theresa’ – welcome to the two faces of Mrs. May

Originally published in the Jerusalem Post. Foreign affairs have never been Theresa May’s bag. And, judged by her recent form and Britain’s ...

Stop the War linked to Putin puppets

Originally published by The Sunday Times An organisation funded by the Kremlin to undermine the West has named Stop the War, the hard-left group ...

Stop the War chief accused of hypocrisy

Originally published by The Times The deputy leader of the Stop the War Coalition has refused to protest at the Russian embassy although has ...

Britain is ‘ill-equipped’ to defend itself from a Russian nuclear attack should Putin declare war, says expert

Originally published by Mail Online Britain is ‘ill-equipped’ to defend itself from a Russian nuclear attack should Vladimir Putin ...

Putin needs more sanctions because Russia DID down MH17, expert says ahead of key report

Originally published in Express VLADIMIR Putin’s regime has a disregard for human life exemplified by its downing of a plane over Ukraine, ...

Top Military Expert warns that Britain is ‘totally ill-equipped’ to deal with Russian nuclear threat and could be ‘wiped out’

A top military expert has warned that the UK is ill equipped and not prepared for a nuclear war if Russia decides to engage them, hence the ...

REVEALED: UK ‘totally ill-equipped’ to deal with Russia nuke threat

Relations with Russian president Vladimir Putin are on a knife edge as NATO forces prepare for a potentially catastrophic conflict in the ...