The FCO has always insisted that the Iraq War has in no way lead to an increase in terrorist attacks. To an extent that’s fair enough as life is more complicated than that. So how can they justify insisting on this: In the documents released to the court, Helen Garlick, assistant director of the Serious… Continue reading Foreign Office: anti-corruption causes terrorism
New Statesman, whose political editor last week as you will recall was criticising Ken Livingstone last week for supporting Hugo Chavez, while his magazine was simultaneously attempting to entice new subscribers with Chavez t-shirts, have decided their new best friends are BAE Systems: BAE Systems would like to ask the readers of the New Statesman… Continue reading New Statesman: guns’n’ammo edition
Simple question: Nick Clegg has repeated Lib Dem calls for an inquiry into the scrapping of an anti-corruption investigation into the Saudi arms deal following revelations that Blair wrote a “who will rid me of this turbulent priest?“-style letter to the Attorney General on the eve of the investigation being dropped. Will David Cameron join… Continue reading Will the Conservatives join the progressive alliance against corruption?