Rumours swirl around whether the 0.7% pledge will last. In the week DfID is abolished, there is real cause for concern.
When Daud asked me to provide a preface for his book on Hamas foreign policy, I was keen to agree. This was partly because I respect his work on the question of Palestine. This is an issue that raises great...
I tried to achieve better decisions on Iraq with the partial information available to me in a ministerial environment that was intolerant of calls for caution. I failed and this will live with me for the rest of my life.
The Chilcot Report offers a devasting critique of the events that led to the Iraq War and argues persuasively that without sufficient safeguards, the same could happen again.
The aim of the report is to learn lessons from past mistakes, but public expectation will be looking for blame. This clash of expectations may well lead to a sense of disappointment.
The international community is guilty of a grotesque lack of action and effectiveness on the humanitarian catastrophe currently embroiling Syria. For everyone's sake this must now be brought to an end. This article was written with Rt Hon. Andrew Mitchell...
The deal to restrict Iran's nuclear capacity may be a turning point in the Middle East, yet it is far from certain that its opportunities will be grasped.