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Forget about the politics of the Arab Spring – Its the economy stupid!


Once again our attention is being drawn back to the unfolding drama in the Middle East. Enthralled though I am by the daily 24 hour news coverage – yes, I’m a news junkie – I find myself none the wiser … Continue reading

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Christianity, Diplomacy and War – Talking to The Taliban


By some strange coincidence, which I won’t bore you with, the decision to re-read some of the documents produced by the Church in response to 9/11 has led me to revisit Herbert Butterfield’s 1953 essay Christianity, Diplomacy and War. For … Continue reading

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