Robert Fox

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Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Can Lebanon ever emerge from its fractious past?

The government of Hassan Diab finally resigned in Beirut on Monday evening after a steady trickle of ministerial departures over …

By Robert Fox

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Beirut blast will trigger more turmoil in a stricken country

The enormous explosion which has killed at least 75 and injured nearly 3,000 in Beirut is another terrible blow to …

By Robert Fox

Thursday, 30 July 2020

New spokesman for the PM could be a breath of fresh air in helping clear up virus confusion

The latest news that Boris Johnson wishes to appoint a spokesperson specifically for the Covid crisis, at a salary of …

By Robert Fox

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Russia Report: Interference is pervasive and "fundamentally nihilistic"

The constant wave of cyber-attacks from Russia on UK political and commercial institutions is now “the new normal” according to …

By Robert Fox

Saturday, 18 July 2020

Celebrating Italian literary legend Inspector Montelbano's 31st and final adventure

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Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Trump Middle East strategy unravels over Iran nuclear dispute

In another place and another time, the contest between Israel and the US against Iran would be called a war. …

By Robert Fox

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Huawei decision shows China's expansionism won't be tolerated forever

It would have been easier for Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden to yell “full astern all engines” when making his breathless …

By Robert Fox

Thursday, 9 July 2020

Cummings is right - broken defence procurement is an open secret

“Please nip back to the department and ask them to sort their bloody selves out, because if not Cummings is …

By Robert Fox

Monday, 6 July 2020

Putin may appear all-powerful but Russia's Caesar is mortal, too

During the course of Vladimir Putin’s hours of triumph these past few days, in which the enormous parade to commemorate …

By Robert Fox