Recent articles by Robert Fox

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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

Trident: is Coalition avoiding the debate that could blow it apart?

Fri 1 Jun, AT 07:05 Robert Fox

In an era of proliferation, the UK might well need a new nuclear weapon – but we seem to be ploughing ahead without a debate

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Scottish independence vote threatens to ruin army reform

Fri 25 May, AT 08:25 Robert Fox

Names like Black Watch and Gurkhas are to stay, because Cameron doesn't fancy taking on the Scots and Joanna Lumley at once

From Yemen to Africa, al-Qaeda's latest comeback is underway

Wed 23 May, AT 09:24 Robert Fox

Assassination of Osama bin Laden and regular drone attacks have done nothing to halt the rise of a third generation al-Qaeda

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Hammond courts disaster with ‘unsentimental’ view of defence

Tue 8 May, AT 15:49 Robert Fox

With US and France cutting back on armed forces, UK’s defence review is already out-of-date

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Kabul: as the dust settles, focus turns to narco-insurgency

Mon 16 Apr, AT 07:59 Robert Fox

Fighting drugs war, CIA ‘special forces’ will soon outnumber military Special Forces in Afghanistan

As Syria summit gets underway UN pins hopes on Kofi Annan

Fri 24 Feb, AT 11:38 Robert Fox

Hillary Clinton wants a ceasefire and humanitarian aid – but Assad shows no signs of laying down arms

Marie Colvin's death: the West must now face facts in Syria

Wed 22 Feb, AT 13:23 Robert Fox

There is little excuse for governments to ignore the massacres that Colvin so eloquently recorded

Al-Qaeda alert: tentacles spread despite the killing of Bin Laden

Tue 14 Feb, AT 07:52 Robert Fox

Two massive car bombs in Syria and 100 deaths in Mali show al-Qaeda mean business again

Taliban talks: breakthrough for peace or mission impossible?

Mon 30 Jan, AT 08:09 Robert Fox

Historic moment as Mullah Omar agrees to talk to Kabul regime face to face, not through proxies

Nigeria's dangerous Islamists are a potential threat to Olympics

Tue 24 Jan, AT 07:41 Robert Fox

Boko Haram are now high on the watch list for both MI5 and MI6 in run-up to London Games

Iranian nuclear scientist killed as drums of war beat louder

Wed 11 Jan, AT 09:59 Robert Fox

Today's assassination of a scientist in Tehran will only ratchet up the talk of war and provocation

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