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Mystery sub in Swedish waters: what’s Putin up to now?

Wed 22 Oct, AT 08:55 Robert Fox

Cold War fears resurface as Moscow denies submarine is theirs - despite strong evidence to the contrary

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Cameron to use Chilcot report to support his anti-war stance

Mon 22 Sep, AT 13:57 Robert Fox

Chilcot Inquiry into Britain’s role in Iraq War is to publish its report. Can PM make it work for him?

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Nato summit: judgment day for 'Dick Swiveller' Cameron

Thu 4 Sep, AT 13:02 Robert Fox

Cameron and Obama have a lot of persuading to do as the West faces IS and Ukraine crises

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IS threat grows as Obama and Cameron prevaricate

Thu 28 Aug, AT 13:39 Robert Fox

Can 'coalition of the willing' come together to deal with Islamic State? Not if Cameron can help it

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Defeating IS: why Cameron needs to get back to work

Fri 22 Aug, AT 12:21 Robert Fox

And why the PM must accept that destroying the Sunni fanatics will necessitate 'boots on the ground'

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Kurds to the rescue: here's what the West needs to do in return

Wed 20 Aug, AT 14:42 Robert Fox

If we want Kurds to act as our 'boots on the ground' against IS, there can be no more broken promises

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Yazidis on Mt Sinjar 'don't need rescuing': how very convenient

Fri 15 Aug, AT 12:35 Robert Fox

Cameron's foreign policy is an 'omnishambles' while Obama looks increasingly parochial and isolationist

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Iraq, Gaza, Ebola: perfect storm tests Obama and Cameron

Fri 8 Aug, AT 15:20 Robert Fox

As US bombers attack Islamic State fighters, the world looks as flammable today as it did in 1914

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Risk of serious conflict in Ukraine as Russians urge Putin: 'Be bold!'

Wed 30 Jul, AT 10:45 Robert Fox

Sanctions that tip Russia into recession only pile the pressure on Putin to grab what he can in Ukraine

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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

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