Day: November 18, 2019

Plundering Iraq

Plundering Iraq

November 18, 2019
Victor Hugo said of the devastated Balkans in the 19th century: ‘The Turks have passed by here. All is in ruins or mourning.’ Welcome to modern Iraq. The British were always masters of efficient imper…
Death by Oligarchy

Death by Oligarchy

November 18, 2019
Oligarchs are blinded by hubris, wealth and power. Their cloying sense of entitlement sees them outraged by even the most tepid reforms or mildest of criticisms. They lack empathy and compassion, alon…