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MH17: Compare Dutch dignity with Cameron's bombast

Tue 22 Jul, AT 08:49 Robert Fox

The PM might have given Nick Clegg some space – after all, he is half-Dutch and a Dutch speaker

Vladimir Putin

Flight MH17: will the Dutch go after Putin for a war crime?

Fri 18 Jul, AT 13:50 Robert Fox

For Putin, this is the worst collision between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War

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Why didn't Western intelligence services see Isis coming?

Fri 4 Jul, AT 07:47 Robert Fox

One of Cameron's advisers remarked: 'We thought Isis was in retreat at the end of last year'…

Iraqi army troops chant slogans against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis)

Al-Baghdadi grabs global jihad brand once owned by Bin Laden

Mon 30 Jun, AT 12:58 Robert Fox

By using social media, self-proclaimed Caliph Ibrahim insures the flow of recruits from Britain and Europe

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Ukraine crisis: EU and Nato's intellectual shambles exposed

Mon 14 Apr, AT 12:00 Robert Fox

A quarter of a century after the Cold War, dreams of harmony and consensus are shot to pieces

Taliban threat to Afghan poll: was anything accomplished?

Mon 31 Mar, AT 12:17 Robert Fox

Three news books suggest Britain's adventure in Afghanistan was a horrible waste of lives and money

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528 death sentences: more proof that Egypt is out of control

Tue 25 Mar, AT 14:18 Robert Fox

Al-Sisi needs to get a grip if US and secular middle classes are to support his leadership

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The fog of war reporting: how the truth gets lost in Ukraine

Fri 7 Mar, AT 08:56 Robert Fox

If Crimea is re-annexed to Moscow, the numbers fleeing could create a humanitarian crisis

Who killed Els Borst? All the hallmarks of political murder

Thu 27 Feb, AT 10:42 Robert Fox

Time to press pause on Nordic noir thrillers and consider the real-life fate of a brave Dutchwoman

Pussy Riot

The agony of Ukraine: how to keep Putin's Russia at bay

Fri 21 Feb, AT 14:26 Robert Fox

Pussy Riot shows the way: social media coverage is the best answer to Kiev's 'wicked problem'

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Afghan 'mission accomplished': Cameron's hostage to fortune

Tue 17 Dec, AT 08:05 Robert Fox

Brave talk cannot hide the risk of Afghanistan being a hub for resurgent al-Qaeda groups

Blair's Iraq war secrets: Chilcot should publish and be damned

Fri 15 Nov, AT 10:17 Robert Fox

In trying to keep Bush's conversations with Blair secret, the US is taking 'exceptionalism' too far

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What Obama risks if Congress gives backing for Syria attack

Mon 2 Sep, AT 09:01 Robert Fox

More and more voices are agreed: the ‘narrow, limited operation' proposed by Obama simply won't work

Egypt: hopes of democracy die as Brotherhood faces eradication

Mon 19 Aug, AT 15:29 Robert Fox

The notion that the Arab Spring would produce stable, democratic, open government was naive and even delusional

Egyptians are paying in blood for Obama's hopeless indecision

Fri 16 Aug, AT 12:17 Robert Fox

This marks the biggest retreat from global responsibility by a US President since Woodrow Wilson in 1919

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Sandy Woodward: he won back the Falklands against the odds

Mon 5 Aug, AT 14:53 Robert Fox

With an inadequate Naval force, and little air cover, he experienced problems that persist today

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Syria: why is Cameron so gung-ho when military says Stay Out?

Tue 18 Jun, AT 08:10 Robert Fox

However humane the cause for intervening against Bashar Assad may be, the old rules still hold

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Iran shocks West by allowing Hassan Rouhani to win election

Mon 17 Jun, AT 07:51 Robert Fox

Shrewd, cultivated and cosmopolitan new president knows that misery of daily life in Iran is the key issue

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High-handed Erdogan: what lies behind the violence in Turkey

Mon 3 Jun, AT 08:05 Robert Fox

Turkey is officially secular – and the protesters don't like Erdogan's increasingly Islamic agenda

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Don't cheer too soon for Russian-US 'deal' over Syria

Thu 9 May, AT 07:50 Robert Fox

Assad's forces remain the most effective military formations in Syria and that's not about to change

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