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Saleh’s Death Means a Fresh Hell Beckons for Yemen

Yemen’s ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was killed early this morning in a reported rocket attack, will be remembered by history as one of four dictators brought down by the Arab spring five years ago. 686 more words


Imran Khan's Plan to Switch Pakistan From US to Chinese Orbit Can Transform the Region

Imran Khan knows that Pakistan desperately needs reform. Should he win the next election, his rise might not just change Pakistan, it may shake up the whole region. 1,073 more words


Twiw: Balfour 100

saturday 28th october, 11.24-11.29am, on bbc radio 4
the week in westminster (presented by peter oborne) concludes with …

“Reflections on the Balfour Declaration, the letter which paved the way for the creation of the state of Israel, 100 years ago.”

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The Conservative Friends of Israel Election Letter May 2017

The letter above – posted to an address in the constituency of Ilford North – reminds me of a documentary that aired back in 2009. The journalist Peter Oborne presented a highly informative Channel 4 Dispatches documentary called “Inside Britain’s Israel Lobby” in which he discussed – amongst other matters – the role played by the Conservative Friends of Israel in our electoral process.  43 more words


Cricket as Revolution

Yesterday I was fortunate enough to attend an excellent panel discussion on Cricket as Revolution organised by the LSE as part of its literary festival. The two speakers were Dr Prashant Kidambi of The University of Leicester and the journalist and cricket historian Peter Oborne. 568 more words


Terrorism: A History of Violence

Few concepts are as muddled as terrorism but David Anderson, the UK’s outgoing terrorism legislation watchdog, has brought insight and scrutiny to bear on one of the defining issues of our age, writes Peter Oborne… 3,069 more words


Israeli Plot To "Take Down" Tory Minister Makes UK Headlines

An Israeli Embassy official in the UK, Shai Masot, has been captured on undercover film talking about “taking down” the Deputy Foreign Secretary, Sir Alan Duncan, because he is “doing a lot of problems”. 432 more words