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Diplomacy 2.0 and the expanding world order

Posted on: June 30th, 2011 by iainmarlow | 2 Comments

Carne Ross was a rising star in the British Foreign Office when he quit over the Iraq War and started a non-profit diplomatic advisory firm based in New York. Here, he speaks with the Review about the new diplomacy.

Waterboarding and the history of torture

Posted on: June 12th, 2010 by iainmarlow | No Comments

Torture has a long and sordid history, oscillating from being in favour (by the U.S., now, for example) to being persecuted (like when Allies convicted a Japanese soldier of waterboarding a U.S. civilian in 1947). But regardless of its nonsensical place in military strategy, it’s likely here to stay.