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Welcome to my blog - I'm Charles Reed and I advise the Church of England on foreign policy issues.
This blog covers a variety of topics from US foreign policy to European politics and the Middle East - and whatever else happens to be in the news or catch my attention.
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Tag Archives: William Hague
William Hague is due to arrive in Moscow today to discuss the civilian massacres in Syria with the country’s closest Security Council ally. At the same time the UN Security Council has convened an emergency session to discuss what the … Continue reading
The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, launched today the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2011 Human Rights and Democracy Report. Weighing in at 388 pages it’s a meaty affair. Even though I don’t agree with everything in the Report, the Report’s very … Continue reading
The British Government appears to have caught a cold from the Arab Spring. With the old rules no longer relevant the Government has found itself at times rudderless when navigating the turbulent waters of the past few months. To be … Continue reading
Which ever way you look at it, the Government has been a having a pretty tough time developing a coherent approach to the unfolding events in the Middle East. Each time the government attempts to get ahead of the curve … Continue reading