Recent articles by Robert Fox

Robert Fox

Jargon and dogma: what reading list reveals about military

Tue 23 Apr, AT 11:05 Robert Fox

Future wars will be fought by British commanders well versed in the rhetoric of management schools

George Bush; Tony Blair

Ten years after Iraq: 'illusion of consensus' that sent us to war

Tue 19 Mar, AT 13:35 Robert Fox

How did we fall for it? Why were the sceptics ignored? And is it about to happen all over again in Syria?

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Why there's apprehension and joy at Pope Francis's election

Thu 14 Mar, AT 07:30 Robert Fox

If he can't make the Catholic Church and its practices fit for our times, his papacy will be an irrelevance

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Beppe Grillo is not a clown - and he's turned politics upside down

Wed 27 Feb, AT 08:55 Robert Fox

Grillo takes his place in the piazza with the Italian people - and there's no going back to the old ways

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Why does Cameron want to raid foreign aid bank? Answer: Syria

Thu 21 Feb, AT 15:02 Robert Fox

PM's new strategy masks the ugly truth – that unless Trident is dropped, we cannot afford these missions

Why is Cameron being so nice to France? Think EU renegotiation

Fri 1 Feb, AT 12:05 Robert Fox

Cameron has bet his political life on renegotiating membership: hence the help for France in Africa

The threat from Africa: Gaddafi warned it would happen

Mon 21 Jan, AT 14:31 Robert Fox

Western governments have not taken seriously enough the emergence of new networks of jihadi groups

Why France has gone into Mali (with a push from Washington)

Wed 16 Jan, AT 10:25 Robert Fox

One group of Mali rebels is said to be responsible for killing US Ambassador Stevens in Benghazi

What is the Daily Telegraph doing promoting Gulbuddin Hekmatyar?

Wed 2 Jan, AT 15:06 Robert Fox

He says he supports girls' education – yet he had acid thrown at female students who dressed immodestly

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Silvio Berlusconi: don't write off the return of the Demon King

Tue 11 Dec, AT 08:15 Robert Fox

He may be a fool, and he may face an underage sex charge, but he still connects with Italian people

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Hold on, Dave: arming Syria's rebels could make things worse

Fri 9 Nov, AT 12:25 Robert Fox

Remember Afghanistan – 30 years after the US armed the Mujahideen, we're still fighting Taliban

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Message with a bang: what Israel told US with Sudan hit

Mon 29 Oct, AT 08:48 Robert Fox

Was Israeli attack on Khartoum missile plant a 'dry run' for Iran – or a memo to the next US President?

Merger breakdown a disaster for BAE as defence business shrinks

Thu 11 Oct, AT 07:46 Robert Fox

Collapse of EADS deal is bad news for BAE: jobs are bound to go and the company's survival is uncertain

Heathrow arrests: are Islamists training in Syria for attacks in UK?

Wed 10 Oct, AT 13:17 Robert Fox

Terror arrests reflect a new mood of apprehension over the fallout from the Arab Spring

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Killers who come from nowhere, set on chaos and destruction

Tue 24 Jul, AT 07:38 Robert Fox

One year divides Norway's atrocity and the Aurora cinema massacre – but there is a connection

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Olympics fiasco shows the case for a voluntary National Service

Wed 18 Jul, AT 07:51 Robert Fox

With the British Army asked to do more with less, a youth public service scheme makes sense

Western forces gather as Israel looks set to attack Iran

Wed 4 Jul, AT 07:38 Robert Fox

As Iran tests ballistic missile, Israel has only a short window in which to strike Iran's nuclear centrifuges

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Syria: nothing can be done to stop bloodshed – but there is one hope

Mon 18 Jun, AT 09:39 Robert Fox

A senior UK diplomat says Assad's own Alawites might turn on his 'crooked' family. But Syria is not the only intractable crisis…

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Flame and Stuxnet show Obama's commitment to Chinese cyberwar

Mon 11 Jun, AT 09:31 Robert Fox

Computer viruses are just the tip of the iceberg as the US goes all out to combat threat from China

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Diplomatic tit-for-tat betrays a lack of imagination over Syria

Wed 6 Jun, AT 07:41 Robert Fox

President al-Assad can count on Russian support, but social media means his internal repression cannot be ignored forever

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