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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The club of insular leaders goes global

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 12:21pm by Kevin Rafferty

    ... unabated in Syria and Iraq; killings go on daily in Afghanistan and Pakistan; there are too many terrible tragedies in too many places in Africa, small wars and kidnappings, that hit the headlines ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    UN is not the answer as world leaders need a premier league of their own

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 04:47am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... managed to do in Syria, from which refugees continue to flee in their thousands every day, from fire and death into crowded unsanitary and freezing camps in neighbouring countries. In Syria ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Lack of leadership on Fed chairman, Syria show Obama has lost his way

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Kevin Rafferty says the US president has been all talk and no action on foreign policy Lack of leadership on Fed chairman and Syria are signs Obama has lost his way US ... rescuing by Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, from a potential quagmire in Syria? Obama learned from George W. Bush and is determined not to put US boots on the ground in the treacherous ...

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    The limits of Barack Obama's fancy words

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... of the former Libyan dictator's weapons to radicals in Mali and Algeria, countries not hitherto on the US global map. In Syria, the discredited Assad regime clings to power, thanks partly ... China's insistence that a country's affairs are only its own business is helping to produce disasters in Syria and the Middle East. In its backyard, Beijing's prickly insistence ...

  5. Bringing North Korea to its senses

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... there were potential buyers waiting in Syria and the Middle East. Pyongyang has been able to flaunt its nuclear activities because sanctions have proved empty, principally because it was left ...

  6. Daddy to the rescue?

    Posted Nov 27th 2006, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... changed. There have been hints from the Baker study group that Washington should talk to Iran and Syria, as well as other Arab states, and try to engage them to help sort out the whole Iraq mess. ... on talks with Iran and Syria. It is well to remember that there is a hard, arrogant edge to some of those around the current president, who do not welcome the more accommodating style of his ...

  7. Arrogance in the face of disaster

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... of the Iraq Study Group to talk to Iran and Syria, accusing them of fuelling terrorist factions. For the US, there are many questions on how to defeat terrorism and promote democracy. Mr Bush should ...



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