Thursday, 16 February 2017

Trump's dangerous Syrian safe zones

He said he’d do, it. He repeated he’d do it. Now it looks as if he’s actively looking at the..

By Tim Marshall


Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Why we need Trump in town

Should he be invited on a State Visit? Yes. Should he be invited to address the Houses of Parliament? Yes...

By Tim Marshall


Tuesday, 31 January 2017

The Obama years and the silence of the fans

Imagine the outrage if an American President slammed his predecessor for being too soft on immigration. Imagine he said he..

By Tim Marshall


Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Context is King

To understand news reporting we’ve always needed context, and within the news audience there’s always been a thirst for it...

By Tim Marshall


Friday, 30 December 2016

What does 2017 have in store?

2017 is set to be another bumpy year following on the heels of 12 months which saw the election of..

By Tim Marshall


Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Taiwan and the Trump card

For decades, the USA pretended it didn’t have a close relationship with Taiwan, and for decades China pretended not to..

By Tim Marshall


Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Why Donald Trump won

One of the major explanations of the Trump victory is that it was a white racist backlash. There is some..

By Tim Marshall


Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Boris Johnson's gift to Moscow

What was he thinking?  Was he thinking? Or was it another off the cuff Borisism? Boris Johnson, Foreign Secretary of..

By Tim Marshall


Wednesday, 5 October 2016

EU: things fall apart...

About 15 months ago I gave a series of talks at London embassies about the UK and the EU. I..

By Tim Marshall