Politics
06 December 2010
It will take some time, perhaps a generation, for the full impact of the WikiLeaks disclosure of thousands of US...
Politics
22 January 2009
Somalia must be the most anarchic, unstable state on earth. Its current condition is desperate. The so-called...
Books
04 September 2008
New World Disorder: the United Nations After the Cold War - An Insider's View, David Hannay, I B Tauris...
Politics
19 June 2008
With "war on terror" nearly seven years old, Philip Bobbitt, a distinguished US academic and former policymaker, has...
Politics
13 March 2008
I once worked for the United Nations in Kosovo. One day all the staff were summoned to attend a film commemorating...
International Politics
10 May 2007
I celebrated New Labour's arrival in power. Human rights rose in the calculus of foreign policy. The interventions...
Politics
26 February 2007
When you join the Foreign Office, and once you have been "positively vetted", you are required to sign the Official...