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Riots Debate: Zachary Barker

In Zachary Barker on September 24, 2011 at 2:33 am

This summer has been an unusual one for Britons, says Zachary Barker. In the final of our riots series, he talks about the policy responses of the main party leaders.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Hugo Chavez: The Next Fidel Castro?

In Zachary Barker on August 19, 2011 at 6:13 am

“Hugo Chavez has had an eventful life,” writes Zachary Barker. “Having survived two coup attempts, his next struggle to may be his toughest. He has cancer.” Read the rest of this entry »

With Friends Like These: NATO and the Afghan Leadership

In Zachary Barker on July 29, 2011 at 10:03 am

Rooting out corruption has to be NATO’s number one priority in Afghanistan, argues Zachary BarkerRead the rest of this entry »

To boldly go… where next?

In Zachary Barker on July 22, 2011 at 7:05 pm

This week saw the end of the US Space Shuttle programme. Zachary Barker asks where now for America in Space? Read the rest of this entry »

The Right Hook: Ken Clarke’s Justice Reforms U-turn

In Zachary Barker on July 7, 2011 at 10:56 am

Being in charge of a party with a traditionally tough stance on justice, Cameron’s chosen figure for reforming in the justice system seems unusual. In the place of someone notably hard-line on crime, a known maverick within the party was chosen in their place: Kenneth Clarke. Zachary Barker asks why Clarke? Read the rest of this entry »

War Without End: The Mexican Drug Violence

In Zachary Barker on June 24, 2011 at 6:31 pm

Zachary Barker tells the unrelenting story of violence, corruption and politics inside Mexico’s fiercest drugs cartel. Read the rest of this entry »

Zuma and the ANC: Disharmony in the Rainbow Nation

In Zachary Barker on June 15, 2011 at 8:52 pm

Last year saw the death of Eugene Terra’Blanche, the founder of the White Supremacist AWB (Afrikaner Resistance Movement in English translation).  However if the recent local elections in South Africa are anything to go by, racial divisions in the country are far from dead and buried, writes Zachary Barker.   Read the rest of this entry »

US Election ’12: Hopeful Republican Contenders Emerge

In Zachary Barker on April 22, 2011 at 5:59 am

The manoeuvrings for entering the race to be President of the United State seem to be occurring earlier than ever before,  writes Zachary Barker. Two potential Republican candidates have already stepped in the ring to challenge incumbent President Barack Obama next year:Tim Pawlenty and Mitt Romney.

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