Brian Cloughley

Brian Cloughley writes about foreign policy and military affairs. He lives in Voutenay sur Cure, France.

Let Them Drown. Let Them Freeze to Death. Just Keep Them Out!

The Military-Industrial Complex Needs Perpetual Confrontation

Drone Strikes and Torture Will Cause Big Blowback

Why is Washington Encouraging India to Confront Pakistan?

Railways and Pipelines are Preferable to Nuclear Submarines

When Will They Ever Learn? Out of Afghanistan, Into the Mire

Why Does Israel Have a Stockpile of Nuclear Weapons?

The Future For Belarus

Why Does Washington Keep Punishing Cuba?

“Global Britain”: Flying Flags, Banging War Drums and Going Down the Nuclear Plughole

Britain’s Double Standards in International Affairs

The Dragon Has Woken and Washington Should Engage With It 

Covid,  Brexit and Dreadnought : the UK Slides Into Economic And Social Turmoil

Trump’s Nuclear Weapons are Standing Up And Standing By

Britain is on the Skids, Economically and Morally

Be It Trump Or Biden, Iraq is Doomed

Washington Schemes to Heat Up the Arctic

Will Biden be Less Belligerent Than Trump?

The New Cold War Heats Up

Britain’s Disorder and Decline

Don’t Be Black in America

The White House and Pentagon are Making the World Seasick

Us Foreign Policy After the Election

Paradise Islands and Boris Johnson’s Hypocrisy

Boris Johnson, the Moral Runaway

Human Rights and Humbug in Washington

All That Gunsmoke

Yearning to Breathe Free

Trump and the Kashmir Catastrophe

What You Don’t Want to be in Trump’s America

Trump’s Sanctions are Sadistic and Spiteful

Trump Washington Detests the Belt and Road Initiative

Trump’s Washington Detests the Belt and Road Initiative

Britain in Crisis and Going Further Downhill

Human Rights, The Expelled Chagos Islanders, and Britain’s Hypocrisy

Washington’s Dogs of War Are Snarling at Iran and Venezuela

The Pentagon, Brussels and London Have Georgia on Their Minds

Continual Confrontation in the South China Sea

Britain Shakes a Futile Fist and Germany Behaves Sensibly

Washington’s Selective Sanctions

Pity About No Collusion, But They’ve Still Got the Cold War to Heat Up

Stand By for Space Wars

NATO’s Expensive Anniversaries

Trump’s Foreign Policy is Based on Confrontation and Malevolence

Trump Moves the World Closer to Wars

Nuclear Catastrophe in the Subcontinent

Britain’s Paintball Strategist

In Libya, “We Came, We Saw, He Died.” Now, Maduro?

Don’t Blame the Pakistan Army for the Country’s Poverty

Pompeo, Hypocrisy and War