Recent articles by Robert Fox

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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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

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