As the ‘two Michaels’ are released from being held hostage in China, our Chatham House event explains what state hostage taking is and what we can do to end it.
I realized early on that foreign policy and national security were not things that happened to ‘other people’ – when a family member was kidnapped in Colombia these big and scary things became an every day part of my life.
face the bitter truth: we are two countries, and neither of them is going to be conquered or disappear anytime soon
Helpful piece from George Packer in the Atlantic on the entrenched divisions within the US – and why they are not going away anytime soon… Really helpful background to what we are seeing as the election results come in.
I hope today can feel like a new day. I am up early, blinds drawn, sipping coffee from my favorite mug, the sun peeping over the foliage outside my window and landing on my tired face. I slept fitfully last… Read More ›
A report on the Today Programme this morning spoke to young women in Luton thinking about travelling to Syria. So, are there more women travelling? What will they do when they get there? And is there anything that can be… Read More ›
I’m pleased to be chairing an event in London organised by the Forgiveness Project on 28 April where the focus will be on how former extremists can use their own experiences to help tackle violent extremism. Sharing their own personal… Read More ›