Murrinations

During August the Chinese have again in the fourth such incident this year aggressively intercepted a US intelligence gathering plane. The intercept itself is not the… Read more.

The challenge of the next decade is all too clear to a Student of History. On the one side are the groups or nations with expansive demographics such as the various… Read more.

It can be argued that humanity’s wars have up until the 19th century served to strengthen the leadership gene pool by favouring the strong over the weak. However, all… Read more.

Today, it's difficult to argue, with the wars in Ukraine, Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, that we are any closer to transcending the need for wars than were our ancestors.… Read more.

The Middle East has once more grabbed our attention with the striking success of the ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) who seek the establishment of a new… Read more.

When considering the history of mankind and the inventions that have propelled us to advance our societies, the concept of finance and money is rarely mentioned. It is… Read more.

On Thursday 8th May the US House of Representatives approved a plan to bring power to 50 million people in sub-Saharan Africa to help boost the continent's development… Read more.

Our belief, over the past decade, that China would overtake America as the most powerful nation on earth has, as the reader might imagine, been met by sceptics with… Read more.

Our biggest concern with respect to the crisis in Ukraine has been  that the western alienation of Russia and associated sanctions would push Russia into the arms… Read more.