Putin

A new ideology is developing in Russia

Plagued though Russia currently is with high levels of coronavirus, something deeply significant is happening in Russia at the moment. In just a few days’ time, Russians will be going to polls, because President Putin is pressing ahead with a referendum that will give... read more

The Turkish-Syrian Crisis

Once more the crisis in Syria has come to the fore. Nothing but Turkish resolve could have prevented Assad’s forces, with massive support from Russia’s air superiority, from decimating still more the multitudes who had taken refuge as a last refuge in Idlib province,... read more

Why hackers affect us all

From time to time I highlight the supreme importance of praying for cyber security in a world that has become so utterly dependent on internet connections functioning unimpeded. Countries such as Russia, China, Israel, Iran and North Korea employ vast numbers of... read more

Why hackers affect us all (and other matters!)

From time to time I highlight the supreme importance of praying for cyber security in a world that has become so utterly dependent on internet connections functioning unimpeded. Countries such as Russia, China, Israel, Iran and North Korea employ vast numbers of... read more

Just one incident can lead to serious consequences

With the armed forces of many nations in action over Syrian air-space at the moment, not to mention the regular Turkish strikes against the Kurds it has been a mercy that, thus far, events have not spiralled into a major escalation in the Middle East. But then we have... read more