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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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Blair’s belated realism

Anyone who has followed Blair’s decision-making on Iraq may have been surprised by his piece in yesterday’s Observer.  He argued there that moralising about England’s riots made bad policy.  Focus on the specific problem and we can begin on a proper solution. … Continue reading

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