Tag Archives: George Bush

Mark Collins – UK Internal Diplomacy Pre-Iraq Invasion 2003

3 Aug

A delightful post by erstwhile British ambassador Charles Crawford on inside bureaucratic workings (and the communications technology and procedures of that time long ago): Iraq: FCO Slapstick H/t …

Source: Mark Collins – UK Internal Diplomacy Pre-Iraq Invasion 2003

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Mark Collins – Chilcot Report: Iraq, Saddam and Tony and George

7 Jul

Erstwhile UK ambassador Charles Crawford writes a very interesting post on the conduct of diplomacy at the highest level between a little brother and a big brother (trying to play Athens to Rome on…

Source: Mark Collins – Chilcot Report: Iraq, Saddam and Tony and George

Mark Collins – Tony Blair, or, the Mendacious (maybe not?) Eel, Part 2

7 Mar

Further to this post, this book review at The Economist seems rather unable, the title aside, in fact to make up its mind about the merit or otherwise of the erstwhile New Labour prime minister: A …

Source: Mark Collins – Tony Blair, or, the Mendacious (maybe not?) Eel, Part 2