Understandably reluctant to get entangled in foreign adventures after the war in Iraq, Barack Obama’s administration has been so keen to make a break with the past that it has failed over Syria to recognise that inaction often has deadlier consequences than action.
Torture devices and evidence of abuse have been found in government-controlled prisons in the city of Raqqa, the first city to come under the control of the opposition, a report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) claims.
David Cameron has said Britain is prepared to send a “sizeable amount” of troops in support of French forces battling Islamist militias in Mali.
The Chief of the Defence Staff has said there are contingency plans in place for Britain to intervene militarily in Syria in the next few months.
Yesterday, ‘positive’ talks between Israeli and Iran in Brussels were followed hours later by Benjamin Netanyahu vowing his readiness to “press the button”.
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells us we are near the end of our mission in Afghanistan, but are we really?
Matthew E Carn examines the law as it relates to the case of the seven Royal Marines arrested on suspicion of murder in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the Syrian regime to declare a truce forthwith and bring an end to the conflict that has killed at least 20,000.
Seventeen years ago this week, more than eight thousand Bosnian Muslim men and boys were massacred in Srebrenica.
Syria: Another day, another massacre at the hands of Assad’s militia, this time the execution of 11 factory workers in al-Buweida al-Sharqiya, near Qusair.