Debating British Middle East Policy

Earlier this month, I was invited by Press TV to debate Dr Rosemary Hollis’s new book, Britain and the Middle East in the 9/11 Era, on Epilogue, a show hosted by Ken Livingstone. Press TV broadcasts legally in Britain. It is not banned, but it is (I understand) funded by the Iranian government. So I […]

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Rumblings in the Falklands

Earlier this week, Gordon Brown felt the discomfort of having to reject a US offer to help mediate the latest spat between Britain and Argentina over the Falkland Islands. At one level, we can easily ignore the irresponsible – and cheap – populism of Argentine President, Cristina Fernandez, who is using the issue of oil […]

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