Tagged: Barack Obama

President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tour the Iron Dome air defense system in 2013. (Photo: Associated Press)

Obama’s Semitic Stain

After serving two whole terms, President Obama’s legacy is on the line, and his actions and rhetoric regarding the State of Israel will remind Americans of his disputatious foreign policy. On Friday, 24 December...

A military demonstration in Tehran displays the Sahab-3 missile near a picture of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in 2008. (Photo: Hasan Sarbakhshian/Associated Press)

Deal or No Deal?

In 2015, President Barack Obama led a global effort to restrict Iran. However, closer inspection reveals that the Iran Deal enables the country to obtain what it wants most: a nuclear weapon. On 14...

How the gender pay gap affects working women in the UK (Photo: DiversityUK)

Mind the Gap

Women and men work equal hours, supposedly for equal pay. So why does there continue to be a gap between their wages? Men currently earn, according to the Independent, 23 per cent more than...

Iowa: The Raucous Caucus

As the nomination process for US presidential candidates gets under way, one writer looks at the significance of the early states for leading Democrats. Iowa and New Hampshire have always been the first frontiers...

President Obama wipes away a tear whilst announcing his plan to take executive action to introduce stricter gun controls. (Photo: Time)

The British are coming

As Barack Obama enters his final year as President, Matt Smith examines the problem of partisanship that has plagued his tenure from start to (almost) finish. In the USA there exists a crippling phenomenon...

Death of the Orator

Who springs to mind as a great orator? Cicero, Churchill, Martin Luther King Jr. Nowadays? Good question. What makes a good orator? The greats we think of, from Cicero to Martin Luther King Jr,...

Russian warplanes have gone into action in Syria not merely to hinder Isis but to rebuild President Assad’s regime and destroy all remaining opposition. (Photo: BBC)

Cry Havoc! And Let Slip The Bear Of War!

Russia has begun conducting air strikes in Syria, but the West should not stop them. Assad’s removal is no longer possible. The last month has seen Vladimir Putin’s Russia begin a campaign of airstrikes in...

Good deal.

After 12 years of on-off negotiations, Iran has agreed to a deal on its nuclear programme with six major world powers. Despite heavy criticism on both sides, the deal is, without a doubt, the...

The War on Drugs: An Exercise in Stupidity

The War on Drugs has failed. It’s time for a rethink. It has been 44 years since American President Nixon deemed drugs “public enemy number one” and effectively kick-started a war that drains £3...

Hot Off the Press!

Hot Off the Press!

Conservative activist, Stephen McKenzie, casts his eye over the good, the bad and the ugly of political literature of late.   The Establishment: And how they got away with it Owen Jones, Penguin Books...

Netanyahu: Controversy or Truth?

Newly re-elected Prime Minister Netanyahu won his campaign by a strong margin, but was his tactic fair? He alienated 20% of the electorate at the cost of severely impairing US-Israeli Relations. What does this...

The Cold War is over. Grow up.

Efforts are being made to improve diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba. Does the future look bright for these two countries? Where in the world? By Akshay Narayan _____________________ Barack Obama and Raúl...

Thirteen Years a Prisoner

12 Years a Slave – Oscar winning movie and horrible miscarriage of justice. Thank God it could never happen in this day and age, right? Wrong. Where In The World? By Rebecca Linford ____________________...

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