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Cameron’s Kosovo shouldn’t lead to another Iraq

Given the state of the economy David Cameron might be tempted to use the Party Conference to elevate himself to a foreign policy Prime Minister.  Today’s report in the Guardian enables him to do that.  It lends credence to the argument … 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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A British NeoCon moment?

David Cameron’s “fight back” speech, which I listened to on the way in to the office yesterday, reminded me of the American neoconservative response to the counterculture movement and the urban riots of the 1960s and 70s. Following this up, I had … Continue reading

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