Archive: Foreign Intervention

So much for "imperial pretensions"

The final death of imperial Britain? Coalition despairs as shock Syria defeat sinks in

Britain's MPs are contemplating the end of centuries of UK influence on the world stage, after parliament ended David Cameron's hopes of a military intervention in Syria last night.

Opinion Former Articles

  • A man in the rubble of his home in Idlib, Syria

    Rifkind calls for Syrian trade embargo

    Britain and other western states should bring the Syrian crisis "to a head" by imposing a full economic embargo, former foreign secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind has said.

  • This week's podcast features interviews with Richard Ottaway MP, David Winnick MP and Michael Weiss of the Henry Jackson Society

    Podcast #14: What should we do about the violence in Syria?

    Ok, here's this week's podcast, which is on Syria. International pressure is undoubtedly growing as violent perpetrated by Bashar al-Assad's regime continues. MPs are getting distinctly restless - but they're divided over what Britain can actually do about it.

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