Heydon Prowse

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The Destruction of the Calais 'Jungle' and Europe's Short-term Memory

(0) Comments | Posted 26 February 2016 | (16:42)

In 1951, inspired by a mix of guilt and hope, governments around the world got together to write a Refugee Convention. It was sort of a blue print for how not to be a douche during a humanitarian catastrophe. At the beginning there's a summary of moral responsibilities. These include...

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Former UK Ambassador to Washington Sir David Manning Held Official Talks With Lockheed Martin, Later Took Paid Role With the Multinational Arms Manufacturer

(5) Comments | Posted 1 November 2012 | (00:00)

There's a charming picture from a black tie dinner hosted by the lobbying organization the British American Business Association (BABA) in Washington in 2004 to welcome Tony Blair's former advisor Sir David Manning as ambassador to the US. The dinner was sponsored by arms company Lockheed Martin and, in the...

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