• Where is Alexei Navalny?

    Kevin Riehle     |      December 21, 2023

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is reported to have disappeared from the Russian prison colony in which he has been serving a lengthy sentence for opposing the dictatorship of Vladimir Putin.

  • One man, one vote

    Henry Campbell     |      November 29, 2023

    The ‘election campaign’ in Russia has already begun, but in an authoritarian terror state, there’s truly only one man with one vote.

  • Peace depends on defeating Hamas

    Justin Bassi     |      November 25, 2023

    A truce that leaves Hamas in control of Gaza will not be a permanent solution but merely a temporary pause in which Gazans remain controlled by a terrorist group that will abuse civilian infrastructure and resources to rebuild, rearm and return to its stated objective of destroying Israel.

  • Better health by 2030

    K. Srinath Reddy     |      November 14, 2023

    The world needs more and better skilled health workers to attain the United Nation’s sustainable development targets and continue to foster global health beyond 2030.

  • Hunting down Hamas

    Charles Knight     |      November 10, 2023

    Israel’s armed forces are tightening the noose around Hamas in Gaza, but urban warfare is always slow and bloody, and clearing the terrorists’ tunnels will be a difficult job.

  • No middle way in the Middle East

    Alex Bristow     |      November 8, 2023

    The current horrors in the Middle East were precipitated by a terrorist attack whose vicious cruelty explains why Israel fights so hard to survive – if it ever lost a war, the Israelis would lose everything, including their lives.

  • The only solution is an Israeli victory

    Bob Bowker     |      November 7, 2023

    Well meaning people are calling for a ceasefire in Gaza, but the reality of the situation is that Israel must crush the terrorists who are determined to destroy it, or it will itself be destroyed.

  • What now for the U.N.?

    Syed Munir Khasru     |      November 7, 2023

    It is no secret that the UN needs reform. Nearly eight decades on, and with great power competition having returned, the UN is bleeding relevance.

  • A time for war

    Benjamin Netanyahu     |      November 1, 2023

    “This is a turning point, a turning point for leaders and nations. It is time for all of us to decide if we are willing to fight for a future of hope and promise; or surrender to tyranny and terror.”

  • Stand with Israel

    Dov Waxman     |      November 1, 2023

    Israel has been forced to fight for its existence from the start, and must stand up for itself to survive given the reluctance of the Western world to defend it. The appalling terrorist attack by Hamas, in which 1,400 men, women and children were slaughtered and 200 hostages were taken, has drawn its inevitable response, but Israel’s critics see the current crisis as just another excuse to condemn it.

  • Why antisemitism shifted left

    Arie Perliger     |      October 28, 2023

    Mass demonstrations against Israel are motivated by political ideology as well as ethnic heritage, with a broad swathe of ‘progressives’ on the left in the USA, Australia and other western nations spouting the poisonous anti-semetic tropes which were once the preserve of the far-right.

  • Lessons from Finland

    Euan Graham     |      October 24, 2023

    Finland has suffered centuries of bullying and invasion at the hands of Russia, and in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, has placed itself firmly in the democratic camp by joining NATO.