“Blowback”. A term used to describe the costs and consequences of a government’s actions. A term that perfectly illustrates Britain’s harmful role on the world stage – particularly in the arms industry, and how this in turn endangers the nation. Many observers have depicted Britain’s foreign policy as promoting justice worldwide. Robin Cook, foreign secretary… Read More Britain’s foreign policy threatens its national security. It’s time to reform it
Jeremy Corbyn’s opponents never cease to attack his unorthodox foreign policy stance. This has ranged from recently being called “irresponsible” and a “threat to our national security” by defence secretary Michael Fallon, to former Prime Minister David Cameron pettily labelling Corbyn a ‘terrorist sympathiser’. Let’s not forget the contribution that the pro-Tory media outlets have… Read More Corbyn’s foreign policy would make both Britain and the world safer: let’s rally behind his vision
Since the ‘Leave’ campaign was victorious on June 23, there has been a lack of clarity regarding the solution for Brexit. While different ideas have been thrown about, nothing has been set in stone. Even recently elected Prime Minister Theresa May, who staunchly declared ‘Brexit means Brexit’, has not offered a solid direction for… Read More There is an easier solution for Brexit…
This article was originally published in JMA by myself. In the run up to the EU referendum, many people had not even heard of Andrea Leadsom. Going from a sideline Member of Parliament, she gained much prominence after appearing in a debate alongside Boris Johnson, Angela Eagle, Nicola Sturgeon and others — as a… Read More Andrea Leadsom quits Tory leadership race – the result of a smear campaign
Far from being a mainstream figure, Andrea Leadsom has only soared to prominence in recent weeks. Much of the public would have been unfamiliar with her name until the EU referendum debate on June 9, when she stood as an advocate of Brexit. Since standing for the position of Prime Minister within the Conservative… Read More Is there a smear campaign against Andrea Leadsom?
A shocking event occurred this morning, one nor you or I would have expected. A prominent political figure announced their sudden resignation. A figure who has certainly attracted controversy over the years, while developing a new, unique brand of politics. Nigel Farage has announced his sudden resignation as leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP).… Read More Farage resigns as UKIP leader! What next for UKIP and for Britain?
The EU referendum could change more than Britain’s future; it could lead to the dismantling of the entire union. A historic moment has arrived. Tomorrow, scores of voters across Britain will shuffle down to their nearest polling station to vote on the UK’s future within the European Union. It’s certainly come around quickly. Enmity towards the European project — something… Read More How ‘Brexit’ could collapse the entire European Union