Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Tackling Climate Change is the Best Way to Defeat Putin
The West has an incredibly powerful weapon against Russia which it has so far refused to use, argues Mike Buckley.
Ending the War is More Important Than Removing Putin
The West may have to accept the Russian President crawling back to Moscow with his regime still alive, contends Mike Buckley
COP OUT? Why Johnson and Sharma are Ill-Prepared for Vital Climate Summit
The Prime Minister has been getting his excuses in early about why the COP26 climate change conference may not lead to progress, says Mike Buckley
The UK’s Misrule-Based International Disorder
The G7 summit further wrenched Britain away from our liberal democratic allies, says Mike Buckley
Vaccines Versus Variants: The Vital Flaw in Johnson’s COVID Roadmap
Mike Buckley explores how the Government is taking a big risk in staking Britain’s return to normality almost solely on vaccines
The Futility of ‘Global Britain’
Mike Buckley’s analysis of the Government’s foreign and defence policy review explores how moving away from Europe leaves the UK with unrealistic ambitions with regards to the rest of the world
US Election 2020: Competence is Not the Perfect Antidote to Authoritarian Populism
Mike Buckley argues that those concerned about the Boris Johnson regime in Britain should take note of Donald Trump’s enduring popularity in the United States
US Election 2020: American Democracy on the Ballot Paper
As the US electorate heads to the polls to vote for the next President, senators and representatives, Mike Buckley explores why a victory for Joe Biden may not on its own guarantee a respite from the effects of four years of Republican Government under Trump
Johnson Threatens Good Friday Agreement and Sabotages US Trade Deal
Mike Buckley reports on how the Government's reneging on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement has already lined up its closest allies – against the UK
Project Fear Becomes Project Reality: Whither Brexit Negotiations Now?
Mike Buckley looks at the most likely options for the UK as the Brexit transition phase nears an end – and sees a catastrophic ‘no deal’ break as the most likely outcome
The Dual Blow of COVID-19 and Brexit Part Two: The UK Must Retain Links with Europe to Avert Catastrophe
Mike Buckley argues that the UK may have the freedom Brexiters promised, but no idea what is in its best economic interests
Boris Johnson's ‘Oven-Ready’ Brexit Deal Was Another Half-Baked Lie
Boris Johnson won an election on the promise of a deal with the EU that would be ready to go – he should stick to his word, argues Mike Buckley
Will Boris Johnson Strike a Bad Deal on Brexit as the Coronavirus Crisis Continues?
Mike Buckley on why, amidst the pandemic, the public should still be kept informed of the looming deadlines over the UK's future relationship with the EU – and whether it will be deal or 'no deal'.
The Coronavirus Crisis: We Are Right to be Concerned About the Government's Response
Mike Buckley explains how Boris Johnson's administration has one of the laxest responses to the pandemic compared to other countries and believes it is unnecessarily putting lives at risk.
With No Opposition, Johnson is Getting On with Pursuing his Economic Hardship
The new Labour Leader must take apart the Government’s claim to be ‘levelling up’ the UK while its Brexit policy, austerity and council cuts make reaching that goal impossible, argues Mike Buckley.