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The pluralist counter-offensive? Steele on Annan and regime change.

Jonathan Steele has an interesting piece in the Guardian placing Kofi Annan’s resignation as the UN special envoy to Syria in the context of the wider frustrations  of the BRIC countries with how western states approach these kind of issues.  This adds another dimension to … Continue reading

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Botany House Seminar Series

I’m presenting a revised version of my ISA paper at this PhD run seminar series tomorrow at 5 in 11.14 of the Social Science Bldg. Will report on the discussion later and welcome any feedback.

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Final seminar in British Foreign Policy after Iraq series

The final seminar in the British Academy Seminar Series on British Foreign Policy after Iraq will take place on Wednesday 25th April 2012, 4pm to 5.30, room 11.13, Social Science Building, University of Leeds.  Judi Atkins (University of Leeds) will … Continue reading

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3 July Leeds Workshop on Britain and the Use of Force

Registration is now open for a Workshop on Britain and the Use of Force after Iraq.  We have a great line up.  Theo Farrell (KCL) is giving the keynote on Afghanistan.  Mark Phythian (Leicester) Rob Dover (Loughborough) and Paul Rogers (Bradford) … Continue reading

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Preventive Military Action. My paper at ISA San Diego

In addition to speaking on the ICC roundtable at ISA San Diego I presented a paper on international law and the US-UK relationship.  The paper is online at the ISA paper archive.  As is often the case, the paper evolved … Continue reading

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Ten years of the ICC at ISA San Diego

Yesterday I participated in an excellent roundtable discussion on the ICC ten years on.  I’d like to thank Eric Leonard of Shenandoah University for putting the roundtable together.  I’ve posted my comments below. —- I guess my invitation to participate … Continue reading

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Tim Oliver on the Liberal Democrats and Foreign Policy

The next seminar in the British Academy British Foreign Policy seminar series is: Dr. Tim Oliver (Royal Academy Sandhurst) “The Liberal Democrats and the Coalition’s Foreign and Defence Policy”. 15 February 2012. 4pm. 11.13 Social Science Building, University of Leeds. … Continue reading

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