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The Blog
15.11.17 | David Mansfield

Gordon Brown was not the enthusiast for Afghanistan that his predecessor was, and had none of the passion that Tony Blair had for counternarcotics. With the Foreign Affairs Committee describing the partner nation role in counternarcotics as a “poisoned chalice”aaa

11.09.17 | Azeem Ibrahim

The Rohingya situation presents an opportunity for the US and China to work together to resolve one of the world’s most dire humanitarian crises.

22.08.17 | Kajsa Norman

Maduro is not a lone despot. Nor will he be the last. He is simply another turn in Venezuela’s Bolivarian cycle of perpetual liberation.