Syria-to bomb or not to bomb

As I mentioned in my blog after the Paris attacks, the UK needs to be destroying the inspiration (ISIS) that causes such attacks. It's all very well foiling seven attacks in the past six months, but they will keep coming. They will continue to be planned and carried out because the inspiration to do so remains in …

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Turkey shoots down Russian aircraft……

Well this is interesting. Turkey has shot down a Russian Su-24 attack aircraft. The aircraft was hit by an air to air missile from a Turkish F16, both pilots ejected and the aircraft crashed in Syria. Turkey has justified it's actions by saying the aircraft was inside Turkish airspace (this is denied by Russia). And …

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The Day Summed Up #9

Well it's been a busy few days. But I'm going to start with the Russian airliner that crashed over Egypt on Saturday. The flight was carrying 224 people, all of whom were killed. And there are initial suggestions that this was an MH17 style attack, only ISIS being the culprits instead of Russia/Ukraine. In theory, …

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The Migration Crisis

As promised, here follows my Migration Crisis blog. First, we need to look at the source of the problem. People migrate for several reasons. It could be moving to find work or following a particular career path. It could be to do with quality of life or to be closer to family. It could be …

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