British and Australian armies’ veteran, former deputy head of the UN military mission in Kashmir and Australian defense attaché in Pakistan
Israel is always backed by successive administrations in Washington and can literally get away with murder in the occupied Palestinian territories.
The Pentagon’s energetic generals are beating their war drums and the President has as yet done nothing to rein them in, Brian Cloughley writes.
The “defence of human rights” by the government of Boris Johnson is a charade, and the treatment of the Chagos Islanders is cruel and loathsome.
President Biden’s beacon has been deflected to the rugged trails of aggression, Brian Cloughley writes.
There is no need for cringing appeasement, but aggressive toughness will lead only to disaster, Brian Cloughley writes.
The storms are not yet over, but it seems that Biden may eventually be able to restore calm to a divided nation, Brian Cloughley writes.
A depressing amount of Washington’s foreign policy comes down to cash and the preferred route to commercial gain seems to involve hostility.
The big question concern’s Biden’s intentions. Does he really consider that President Putin “has no soul” and is “the biggest threat” to America?
Britain is in a parlous economic condition, and is suffering from social rupture of a viciousness unknown in recent history.