Tag Archives: Alastair Paynter

The Rise of UKIP and the Right

*+-The Rise of UKIP and the Right ALASTAIR PAYNTER wonders whether UKIP is now the real conservative party The assumed certainties of national politics have in recent times begun to look rather less assured. The stolid three party status quo … Continue reading

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Mali misadventures – are we following the French into folly?

*+-Mali misadventures: are we following the French into folly? Guest article by ALASTAIR PAYNTER “History does not repeat itself,” Mark Twain is reported to have said, “but it does rhyme.” When it comes to recent Anglo-French intervention in Africa, there … Continue reading

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Tory revolutionaries: the unconservative foreign policy of the Conservative Party – guest article by Alastair Paynter

*+-Tory revolutionaries: the unconservative foreign policy of the Conservative Party Guest article by ALASTAIR PAYNTER The reaction to the ongoing development of the so-called “Arab Spring” has demonstrated with abundant clarity that the Conservative-led coalition’s foreign policy is anything but … Continue reading

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