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16/04/2015 Article

Geo-Financial Risk in Wake of the ‘Treasury Wars’

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Alastair Crooke, Valdai Discussion Club, 11 April 2015 It has been customary to consider the energy business in terms of political risk (governments falling, internal

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16/04/2015 Article

The War of the ‘Fact Sheets’: Hardened and Polarised Positions – For Both Parties

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Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment, 3-10 April 2015 Paradoxically, the attempt by the two parties after two-and-a half years of nuclear negotiations to set out jointly

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10/04/2015 Article

America Immobilized as Iran-Saudi Arabia Proxy War Turns Bloody

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Alastair Crooke, Huffington Post, 6 April 2015 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alastair-crooke/america-iran-saudi-war_b_7001776.html?utm_hp_ref=world&utm_hp_ref=world  BEIRUT — The Middle East plainly gets it now: the U.S., after wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, inter alia,

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10/04/2015 Article

The Continuation of War

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Note: an edited version of this commentary by CF director, Alastair Crooke, was published on 26 March 2015 in the Huffington Post – see here). As recent attention

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10/04/2015 Article

The Complexity of Regional Re-balancing

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Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment, 20-27 March 2015 Irrespective of whether there will, or will not, be some sort of agreement between the P5+1 and Iran

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10/04/2015 Article

Western Conservatism: The War Within

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Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment, 6-13 March 2015 (This comment was published in French by Sputnik News and will shortly be published in Russian) In an article

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