Robert Fox

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Friday, 10 January 2020

Ukrainian Airlines tragedy leaves Tehran dangerously isolated

The latest twists in the story of the crash of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 outside Tehran in the early morning …

By Robert Fox

Wednesday, 8 January 2020

Trump's anti-strategy is causing chaos in Iran

The Iranian missile strikes on two American bases in Northern Iraq were supposed to draw a line under the crisis …

By Robert Fox

Friday, 3 January 2020

Soleimani strike - Trump rips up his own playbook

The drone strike that killed Iran’s principal strategist General Qassem Soleimani and his Iraqi deputy, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the commander …

By Robert Fox

Thursday, 2 January 2020

The US is being sucked back into the Middle East

The dispatch of 3,750 US paratroopers to Iraq, following this week’s attack on the Baghdad embassy, seems proof that US …

By Robert Fox

Thursday, 2 January 2020

Britain needs a realistic new foreign and defence policy

The foreign policy and defence review proclaimed by Boris Johnson in the election campaign and the Tory manifesto is to …

By Robert Fox

Thursday, 12 December 2019

Algeria elections - the beginning of the end for Le Pouvoir

Today there is another turning point election – this time to choose a new president of Algeria, the tenth oil …

By Robert Fox

Monday, 2 December 2019

Sir Michael Howard obituary - the greatest practitioner of military history

Professor Sir Michael Howard, who has just died at 97, was the greatest practitioner of military history, an inspiring teacher …

By Robert Fox

Monday, 4 November 2019

Europe's silence on China's treatment of the Uighurs shames the West

The oppression of the Uighur people, the Turkic minority that have inhabited China’s far western region of Xinjiang for millennia …

By Robert Fox

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Kurds betrayed by the West will find a way to survive

Turkey’s offensive into northern Syria, operation ‘Peace Spring’ is to go on – for the time being – according to …

By Robert Fox