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Entries by Azeem Ibrahim from 04/2010

To Heed President Obama's Call to Strengthen the EU, Britain Must First Have a Referendum on Whether to Stay in at All

| Posted 04.02.2010 | Politics

What are the prospects for the President's call for a Britain which helps keep the EU strong? On any measure, the answer does not look good.

There is Nothing to Discuss on the Falklands' Sovereignty

| Posted 04.05.2010 | World

Last week saw the largest anti-British protest in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires since the Falklands War in 1982. Thousands of people were out on the streets amid controversy over the UK's decision to drill for oil in the areas surrounding the islands.

Obama Must Tell It Like It Is On Afghanistan

| Posted 04.08.2010 | Politics

Back in 2009, President Obama had meeting after meeting with his military chiefs to decide what strategy to take in Afghanistan. I take us back to this decision because at the time, I believe the best and worst-case scenarios looked roughly as follows.

Lessons to Learn From the Failures of Britain's Attempt to Engage Muslims

| Posted 04.09.2010 | World

Community engagement in the UK has thus far been flawed. But it is important to put the program's failures in context. At least the UK is trying. The US would do well to take a page from its book.

Trident Is No Debt Cure for Britain

| Posted 04.26.2010 | World

Clegg is wrong because his proposal falls into the oldest of traps -- believing that because there is no clear and present nuclear danger to the UK now, that there could never be in the future.