In a recent survey, only 1 in 50 people in Britain could locate Belarus on a map, perhaps this is why we ignore it.
How efficient and effective is the UN in discharging its function as a primary human rights body around the globe?
The F-35 is a flawed design that is just becoming too expensive at a time when the military needs to be able to do more with less resources.
It might be hard to fathom a political crisis in somewhere that is often dubbed “The Warm Heart of Africa”; yet recent months have seen just that.
Two weeks ago, US President Barack Obama hosted the G8 summit at Camp David consisting of the heads of state of the world’s eight largest economies. However, this time there was a notable absentee, newly re-elected Russian President Vladimir Putin who opted not to attend.
After decades of conflict, only the naïve could have thought last year’s independence for South Sudan would have been the end of conflict between the largely Arab Muslim north and the African Christian south.
Across Mexico, campaigns are entering the final frenzy that will culminate in the presidential elections on July 1st, 2012.
Just as it seemed that Qatada’s one way return to Jordan had all but been booked, an eleventh hour appeal was submitted to the Grand Chamber of the ECHR by Qatada’s legal team.
The events of the Arab spring and the controversy over the use of British arms by repressive regions against protestors have undoubtedly renewed focus on our arms control position.
The people of Israel are rightly becoming increasingly anxious. What lies in store for their country is far from certain.