Monthly Archives: November 2011

Justin Morris Tomorrow

The fourth paper in the British Academy seminar series on British Foreign Policy after Iraq will be presented by Justin Morris (University of Hull) tomorrow at 4pm in room 11.14, Social Science Building, University of Leeds. Justin will be speaking … Continue reading

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Red poppies and Leagues of Nations (ii)

Thanks to Richard Jackson for his important post “We Will Remember Them …”

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Red poppies and Leagues of Nations

My friend Richard Jackson has a very thoughtful post explaining why he wears a white rather than red poppy.  By excluding the non-military victims of war from remembrance, the red poppy upholds a moral hierarchy of worthy and unworthy victims: … Continue reading

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Surrey, Bellamy and regime change as the new ‘obvious’

I’m currently on my way back from presenting a paper at the Centre for International Intervention at the University of Surrey. I should start by thanking the Centre for their invitation and their kind hospitality. I presented some preliminary conclusions … Continue reading

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An attack on Iran? What should the UK do?

“What should the UK do when the US challenges or violates international norms? This question lay behind the controversy surrounding the invasion of Iraq and it may be asked if the US attacks Iran.” This is how I started my … Continue reading

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Matt Beech TODAY

  Matt Beech (University of Hull) will today be talking about “David Cameron’s Conservatives and foreign policy intervention” in seminar room 11.14 Social Sciences Building, University of Leeds, 4-5.30pm.  All welcome.  

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