George Haimes responds to the reactions of the attempted assassination of Sergei Skripal, former double agent for the UK’s Secret Intelligence Service, and his daughter Yulia Skripal, and explores possible motives behind the attack. Following the annexation of Crimea in 2014, James Rogers and Andra-Lucia Martinescu identified both ‘area denial’ and ‘modulated warfare’ as the […]
by Max Benwell
It’s a common practice for certain publications, in return for money, to dedicate entire sections to reviewing a product or event very positively. It is something that has arguably spread itself into the very fabric of the reviewing industry, and (quite rightly) causes suspicion amongst readers.
I and two friends decided to go to Amsterdam. We also decided we’d go without any form of transport and without spending any money, yet as we arrived at our Dutch destination just 33 hours later we were amazed at how it had actually happened…
On the 31st of January 2011, while protests were raging through Tunisia, Egypt, and Jordan, and whilst you were probably getting ready for a great night out to Arena, a softly spoken Arab man sat down in central Damascus for an interview with the Wall Street Journal. At this time of crisis, his demeanour was […]