Analysis: Israel strikes Syria

Israel struck a number of targets in Syria last week, in what was the country’s strongest intervention into the Syrian civil war yet. Whilst previous attacks have mostly been concentrated in southern Lebanon and Damascus, this series of raids also included a hit on a military base near Palmyra. In response, the Syrian army launched[…]

LFI chair Joan Ryan MP speech in Westminster Hall Debate on Iran, Wednesday 22 March 2017

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY   Whatever its merits, the nuclear deal concluded two years ago this summer has done nothing to satisfy Iran’s appetite to establish regional hegemony in the Middle East. This is unsurprising: one of the great flaws of European and US efforts was a willingness to overlook Iran’s destabilising influence, its support for[…]