Monthly Archives: June 2019

Conrad Black on Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and his prison days

London 29th June 2019 He was, in his own words, a ‘staggeringly rich’ businessman and newspaper magnate, who went to prison for a multimillion dollar fraud conviction in 2007. He has kept a low profile ever since. Then six weeks … Continue reading

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Roger Federer:”You cannot be alone at the top”

By Simon Kuper The Financial Times, London 28th June, 2019 In 25 years of interviewing athletes, I’ve learnt that they never ask you anything back. Roger Federer is the exception. In the van to his private jet, he bombards me … Continue reading

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Xi Jinping wants China’s armed forces to be “world-class” by 2050: He has done more to achieve this than any of his predecessors

London, June 27th June 2019 OVER THE past decade, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been lavished with money and arms. China’s military spending rose by 83% in real terms between 2009 and 2018, by far the largest growth spurt … Continue reading

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What Jordan’s Refuge Crisis can teach the rest of the world

Jordanian Refugee Camp – 5th June 2019 WASHINGTON – In the summer of 1949, three years after I traded my United States Army uniform for civilian clothes, and three months after I sold my half of a successful war surplus … Continue reading

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Anti-Trump Protests in London a Bust

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Ted Malloch: Live from Londonthe heart of London we see the fact. The Trump protest was a real bust. It is damp, no wet, and all the placards have been thrown away. It rained on the … Continue reading

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