Robert Fox

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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

Monday, 14 October 2019

Harsh sentences mean Catalan crisis will intensify

The sentencing today of 12 Catalan separatist leaders by Spain’s Supreme Court to a total of over 100 years in …

By Robert Fox

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Political gridlock endangers Israel's security

Israelis return from their New Year (Rosh Hashana) celebrations to find their politicians pleading, yet again, for extra time in …

By Robert Fox

Monday, 23 September 2019

Israeli election deadlock is a chance to restart peace talks

In the wake of last week’s Israeli elections some imagination and a discreet venue for talks are required to enable …

By Robert Fox

Friday, 20 September 2019

Time to talk peace

There is a time to keep silence and a time to speak, said Ecclesiastes the Preacher, as surely as there …

By Robert Fox

Thursday, 12 September 2019

New Italian administration could spring a surprise on the EU high command

The new coalition government in Italy has passed its first confidence tests in both houses of the Rome parliament with …

By Robert Fox

Friday, 2 August 2019

In search of Camilleri's Salvo Montalbano...

Andrea Camilleri, who died in Rome at 93 last month, often grumbled that he was being monstered by the success …

By Robert Fox

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Iran's antics in the Gulf are about survival

Iran’s main tactic in the crisis over sanctions and Gulf shipping is to divide the opposition, keep them guessing, and …

By Robert Fox