Monthly Archives: September 2011

Gaddafi, Niger and the ICC

The media reports about Gaddafi possibly being in Niger are fascinating.  Firstly, the BBC reporter in Benghazi suggested that a deal might have been done with NATO to allow the guy to cross the desert.  If this is the case … Continue reading

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Labour and Libya

Shadow Foreign Minister Douglas Alexander has an interesting piece in The Independent today.  The following is noteworthy in the context of my present project: … while Iraq should inform us, it should not paralyse us. So – notwithstanding the difficulty of … Continue reading

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Released letter on Iraq

 This is the first chance I’ve had to comment on the letter from Blair’s Private Secretary Matthew Rycroft to the FCO, which was reported on earlier this week.  It seems to confirm the thesis I advance in my BJPIR article … Continue reading

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