Caught In The Strait

Caught In The Strait

It is clear that the United Kingdom could not have thought this through. Was it a touch of the Suez jitters, the haunting syndrome of 1956 leaving a false impression that the Old Empire still had it? To taunt a power already under the watchful and punitive eye of the United States was never a…

In a Naval Confrontation With Iran, Great Britain Can Find Neither Ships nor Friends

In a Naval Confrontation With Iran, Great Britain Can Find Neither Ships nor Friends

It was a knife-twist that originated in Florida, but it was felt across the Atlantic. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, appearing Monday on Fox News via a live feed from the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention in Orlando, was asked by anchor Brian Kilmeade what the United States’ role was in helping the United…