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Jonathan Powell interview: middle-man to the terrorists says ‘secret talks are necessary’

11 October 2014 19:50

Jonathan Powell is a British diplomat who served as Tony Blair’s chief of staff from 1997 to 2007. During this period, he was also Britain’s chief negotiator for Northern Ireland.… Continue reading

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Smoke rising from a building in the Syrian city of Daraya. Image: Getty

Assad will go – the question is how much blood will be spilled

16 January 2014 12:23

As we approach next week’s Geneva II Conference, the desire of the majority of Syrians, the moderate majority, for a just and sustainable resolution to the conflict in Syria must… Continue reading

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Cameron in Monrovia this morning, one of the many pictures from his Africa tour being Tweeted out by No10.

The Cameron doctrine: Britain’s new foreign policy

1 February 2013 9:17

David Cameron is continuing his tour of Africa today and is — according to the New York Times — ‘boasting a sheaf of commitments to new partnerships in the fields… Continue reading

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