Tag: Mohammed bin Salman
If U.S. weapons are to be sold to a foreign country, then it’s an ‘ally’ and there is no investigation into any of that leader’s crimes. But if the weapons are to be used against a country, then whatever the person does is condemned-in-advance.
In Brasilia, as in Washington and London we see welcome signs of reality belatedly breaking in to shatter the old fantasies. The political leadership of the world is being transformed.
No time is more dangerous than when things get too quiet in a dangerous neighborhood, writes Martin Sieff.
The political consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are already vast because its advance, and the desperate measures taken to combat it, entirely dominate the news agenda and will go on doing so for the foreseeable future, although it is in the nature of this unprecedented event that nothing can be foreseen.