The Reasons Taking In Refugees Will Be Good For The UK

For months, the refugee crisis engulfing Europe as a result of poverty and political turmoil in North Africa, Middle East and beyond has been growing steadily worse. There have been at least 350,000 entries by refugees into the EU so far this year – an average of about 1,500 a day. Germany alone is expecting 800,000 … More The Reasons Taking In Refugees Will Be Good For The UK

The Mediterranean Refugee Crisis is Europe’s collective problem, and requires a collective solution

  David Cameron has received a barrage of criticism over his description of the approximately 5,000 refugees camped in and around the port of Calais as a ‘swarm’. Everyone from Jeremy Corbyn to the UN Special Representative for International Migration has levelled criticism at the Prime Minister, and even Nigel Farage has distanced himself from the comments. The level … More The Mediterranean Refugee Crisis is Europe’s collective problem, and requires a collective solution

Here We Go Again

  MPs in the House of Commons yesterday voted by 524 to 43 in favour of UK airstrikes against IS targets in Iraq. Ladies and gentlemen, here we go again. Barack Obama last week became the fourth successive US President to declare on live television an American bombing campaign in the Iraq region; now, David … More Here We Go Again

Blood On the Sands

  On Wednesday, a barrage of rockets was fired by Gaza-based Palestinian militants into the southern part of Israel. Later that day, the Israeli government launched retaliatory airstrikes on twenty-nine sites in the Gaza Strip in an attempt to destroy the culprits. For a wonder, no-one was killed – this time.   But since the establishment of the … More Blood On the Sands