Stop Squawking about Peter Hitchens; you’ve proven him right│ James McQuillan

It is truly incredible to see journalists from Huffington Post, among others, completely lose their minds over Peter Hitchens’ blog. Opinions are abound and articles which completely miss the point are just, infecting social media. It begs the honest question: Do you actually read his posts? Or just freak out over the title?And no, you […]

Foreign policy: the case for realism | James Chisem

“Errol Morris: Is it the feeling that you’re damned if you do, and if you don’t, no matter what? Robert S. McNamara: Yeah, that’s right. And I’d rather be damned if I don’t.”  — The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003) December 2015. A few days after the […]

ISIS will not leave us alone: we must fight them | David Browne

“If we don’t provoke them, they’ll leave us alone”. At its heart, this appears to be a core belief of the “non-interventionist” lobby, but it’s rarely expressed so plainly. Rather, we’re told that “Western foreign policy” is responsible for just about every ill in the Middle East at present – cue Chomsky’s famous line that […]