Tag Archive for Syria

What right have we to bomb or invade?

Lord Berkeley

I cannot be at the Lords debate today on Syria, but came across this list of countries the USA have bombed since the Second World War. China 1945-46 Korea 1950-53 China 1950-53 Guatemala 1954 Indonesia 1958 Cuba 1959-60 Guatemala 1960 Belgian Congo 1964 Guatemala 1964 Dominican Republic 1965-66 Peru 1965 Laos 1964-73 Vietnam 1961-73 Cambodia…


Lord Soley

As the Syrian regime has manages to creat a black hole for journalism we should perhaps spare a thought for the incredibly brave people of that sad country. Those who think there are no differences between democracies and open societies should perhaps visit Syria – or try!

Tyranny in the modern world

Lord Soley

I have read the comments on my colleague Baroness D’Souza post concerning Zimbabwe (See her post 22.12.08 below) carefully. I agree with Baroness D’Souza that international politics does not attract much interest on this blogĀ – a pity because it is one of my main interests! I also agree that organisations like the Westminster Foundation can…