Josh Phillips is the former deputy editor of the Raddington Report.

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Iraq+100, the first work of science fiction to come out of Iraq turns its eye inexorably at the country's present state, sometimes wry and sideways, sometimes scathing, but always fascinating.

Josh Phillips June 27, 2017
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King Salman's decision to depose former Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef, and appoint his son Mohammad bin Salman to the number-two spot in Saudi Arabia is controversial, to say the least.

Josh Phillips June 22, 2017
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President Joseph Kabila's refusal to allow a peaceful transfer of power risks plunging Congo into chaos. Unless free and fair elections take place, the DRC cannot move forward.

Josh Phillips June 20, 2017
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With Emmanuel Macron's La Republique en Marche set to win a landslide in the French parliament, the deck seems to be stacked in his favor. But can he push through complex and controversial labor market reforms?

Josh Phillips June 16, 2017
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Theresa May gambled that the snap election would give her party a stronger hand to negotiate with Brussels. Instead, the deck has been reshuffled, and uncertainty will weaken the UK’s ability to exit the EU on favorable terms.

Josh Phillips June 10, 2017