- Assad and Saddam, Khan Sheikhoun and Halabja, 2017 and 1988
- On the Donald: How worried should we be?
- Report of a high-level private debate on Brexit in London on June 14, 2016
- Peter Cave on my review of Bryan Magee’s Ultimate Questions
- Bryan Magee’s Ultimate Questions, Princeton University Press, 2016.
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I’m writing this for those of my friends who would have enjoyed being present the other day in London as a distinguished panel of speakers argued whether we should vote to remain or leave in the EU next week. The … Continue reading
The ambassador of Iraq on the BBC Today Programme Friday 8 August 2014, London. Those of us who supported the Anglo-American toppling of Saddam Hussein in 2003 ought to express our gratitude to the Ambassador of Iraq for the courageous … Continue reading
“The hard heart of the world is no-longer my business” Even though I remain opposed to a significant Western military intervention in the civil war in Syria, I think that last week’s decision by the House of Commons regarding that … Continue reading
What next in Syria – gist of an interview given to BBC Radio Scotland today By Hazhir Teimourian – Friday April 26, 2013 Syria has used chemical weapons and it’s almost official. Britain says it has acquired soil samples from … Continue reading
My heart sank lower and lower this morning as I listened to John Humphries on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme interviewing John Simpson and Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, the former British ambassador in Kabul, advocating surrender to the Taliban and its … Continue reading