The Quiet Giant

Germany’s reluctance to play a more decisive role in diplomatic talks on Syria raises wider questions about the relationship between democracy and foreign policy in the West. The Syrian crisis is quickly becoming one of the foremost geopolitical challenges of our time. Even with the recent inauguration of a joint Russian-US plan to remove the […]

No intervention, no interest

The British Parliament’s rejection of plans for military intervention in Syria reflects unwillingness amongst Britons to think beyond national borders. The U.S. president, Barack Obama, has spent the last two weeks trying to coordinate a coalition of the willing to lend military support to his planned military strike on Syria. By using chemical weapons, the […]