Robert Fox

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Monday, 6 April 2020

Black Sky Hazard: Coronavirus causing geopolitical fragmentation

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic are we facing a “Black Sky Hazard” moment? The new buzzword, borrowed from …

By Robert Fox

Saturday, 4 April 2020

History Has Begun by Bruno Maçães review – the world turned inside out

In his new and wildly provocative new book, Bruno Maçães, diplomat, thinker, writer and sage of the Twitter sphere turns …

By Robert Fox

Friday, 27 March 2020

Netanyahu set to take fifth term as Israeli Prime Minister with virus soaring

Whether by catalyst or by cause, the coronavirus crisis has created an astonishing turn-up for the books in Israeli politics. …

By Robert Fox

Monday, 23 March 2020

New Civil Command force to be on the streets this week

More than 10,000 servicemen and women will this week be deployed to help with the coronavirus emergency. Some 150 of …

By Robert Fox

Monday, 16 March 2020

Joe Biden should pick Michelle Obama as his running mate for the White House

The outbreak of coronavirus and the unexpected surge of support at the latest primaries for Joe Biden seem to have …

By Robert Fox

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Pandemics of history show how human resilience can beat coronavirus crisis

“In many places in Siena great pits were dug and piled deep with the multitude of the dead. And they …

By Robert Fox

Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Erdogan's endgame - why Syria-Turkey conflict matters

Turkey has been on the brink of all-out war with Russia in North West Syria for the best part of …

By Robert Fox

Saturday, 8 February 2020

Weekend Essay - save the BBC from itself

The BBC, the world’s oldest public broadcaster, is going through another of its characteristic, though not infrequent, spasms about its …

By Robert Fox

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Huawei - the Chinese state is already deeply embedded in Britain

Boris Johnson has just accomplished the first big balancing act of his new government by offering the Chinese telecoms giant …

By Robert Fox