Nor could the Foreign Secretary pretend that his department was paying much attention to Afghanistan before the fall of Kabul.
A compromise solution would be to keep him in power but limit his powers.
Those prepared to stand up to “arbitrary authority or witless mass opinion” enrich public life, and we should celebrate them.
Russia’s pipeline politics isn’t just about Europe anymore
Uzbekistan is a dangerous country in which to uncover evidence of government wrongdoing; but reporting for the BBC World Service, Natalia Antelava has exposed a state campaign of forced sterilisation. The Karimov regime is a notoriously unpleasant one, but what the BBC coverage doesn’t mention is that there is nothing exceptional about the abuse of […]