Authors Posts by Eddie Booth

Eddie Booth


The Kremlin’s threat to foreign press freedom

The Kremlin continued its retaliation against the investigation into Russian hacking during the 2016 US election this week, forcing through a new law targeting...
Foreign and Commonwealth Office,

Boris Johnson’s Iran remarks

Boris Johnson is under renewed pressure this week after a mistake in wording potentialy doubled the prison sentence of a British citizen in Iran....
Abe, Japan Times, Kyodo

Abe romps to victory in Japanese election

Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic party won a thumping victory in a snap election this week, giving the returning Prime Minister a renewed mandate to...
Gage Skidmore, flickr

Trump advisors face criminal charges

The investigation into links between the Donald Trump Campaign and the Russian government stepped up this week as Special Prosecutor Bob Mueller ordered the...
Flickr, Global Panorama

Eddie Booth explains the rise of the far right

The Austrian election saw the latest instance of a Europe wide resurgence for the far right. Though beaten into a narrow third place, the...
Theresa May, the home secretary, at the Policy Exchange.

Comment does conference: Eddie Booth defends the free market

Theresa May surprised us all this week when she launched a fierce defence of the free market, something notable missing from her disastrous general...