Category Archives: International Relations

Rich Relations: Britain, Bahrain and Police Brutality

Bahrain, the kingdom of the two seas. A mainly Shia people of 1.4 million ruled by a minority Sunni elite. The despotic Sheikh Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa heads this nominal constitutional monarchy. A good egg, Mons Officer Cadet School (now Sandhurst) educated. … Continue reading

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A Letter to So-Called Progressives: Why I Voted “Leave”

The people have spoken and voted incorrectly. I’m guilty of this thought crime too, all the more unforgivable since I’m middle-class, university educated and hail from an Anglo-Polish family: I voted for the UK to leave the European Union. Yes, the tenor … Continue reading

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