Monthly Archives: October 2016

Foreign policy debate at the Conservative Party conference

The British Prime Minister Theresa May began her speech at this week’s Conservative conference by gently mocking her new foreign secretary in asking “Can Boris Johnson stay on message for a full four days?” – “Just about” was her own … Continue reading

The foreign policy debate at the Labour Party conference

“And then there’s Iraq” is a phrase often used by critics of the Blair years who have been boosted by the re-election as leader of the Labour Party of Jeremy Corbyn, whose apology for invading Iraq easily won the biggest … Continue reading

Minutes of general meeting

Minutes of general meeting of the APPG on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq. Tuesday 13 September 2016. W2. Attendance – Parliamentarians. Mary Glindon, Jack Lopresti, Jason McCartney, Stephen Metcalfe, Bob Stewart, Nadhim Zahawi. Also in attendance: Gary Kent (Director), Karwan … Continue reading