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Foreign Aid: How the West Funds Terrorism

December 12, 2013 by


This week the US and UK announced the suspension of ‘non-lethal’ aid to Syria. This is because the Western-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) is being increasingly eclipsed by Islamist rebels, some of whom recently united to form a 45,000 strong force. Humanitarian aid will continue to enter Syria through non-governmental organisations and charities, but direct […]

Arms for Syrian Rebels: USA’s Bad Move?

June 15, 2013 by


Acting on evidence that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons (therefore crossing the so-called ‘red line’), the White House has announced that it will begin arming the Syrian Opposition. So why are the Americans arming the rebels? Firstly it seems important to point out that this is nothing new. Croatian-made weapons, paid for by […]

The EU Vote Cameron Doesn’t Want

February 7, 2013 by


Prime Minister David Cameron has promised the British public an in/out referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union (EU). The referendum itself will give voters a choice of staying in the EU, with more powers retained by Westminster, or leaving the union. Cameron had previously rejected calls from within his own party for […]