New Year’s revolution: A nuclear free world

Seventy years after the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, there is to be a concerted move to ban nuclear weapons permanently. Tackling poverty and climate change stay top of the global agenda, but burying the spectre of nuclear war is win-win for all. Continue reading New Year’s revolution: A nuclear free world

Big money makes the war go around

Courtesy of BBC News Middle East, Michael Stephens, director of the Royal United Services Institute in Qatar, has responded to my recent question about who funds Islamic State (IS) extremists in Iraq and Syria. He paints a sinister picture. Continue reading Big money makes the war go around