BY JULIA PETENGILL
The opposition party Georgia Dream has won a convincing victory in Georgia's parliamentary elections.
BY JULIA PETTENGILL
What will it take for the Obama administration to realise that their treasured "Reset" is the foreign policy equivalent of Monty's Python's dead parrot? The insults and harassment heaped upon Michel McFaul, the American Ambassador to Russia, apparently aren't enough.
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Following the publication last week of Standpoint's cover article by Iain Martin, entitled "Will Michael Gove Go All the Way to No 10?", both Fleet Street and the blogosphere seem to be taking the question seriously.
Standpoint readers may be interested in the 25th annual World Traders' Tacitus Lecture, delivered by Terry Smith, Chief Executive of Tullett Prebon and regular Newsnight contributor. The talk, titled "Is 'Occupy' Right?" offers a nuanced view of the Occupy movement from an ardent free-marketeer:
Standpoint's editor, Daniel Johnson, has written today's Daily Feature on Jewish Ideas Daily. It concerns the rich cultural contribution the city of Vienna, and its Jewish inhabitants in particular, has made to Western civilisation:
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