Hans Blix

What's the Point of Weapons' Inspectors? Everyone's Ultimately Going to Ignore Them Anyway?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

The media's role in the Iraq 'road to war' was to be relentlessly critical of weapons' inspectors, particularly whenever they came up with the 'wrong' findings as far as the pro-war-Iraq-has-WMD- lobby were concerned. Weapons' inspectors are back in the headlines, following allegations of use of chemical agents in Syria - are they going to get caught in the cross-fire again?

The 'US Is Not The World Police', Hans Blix Tells Obama

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK

Hans Blix, the former UN weapons inspector tasked with finding Iraq’s WMD between 2000 and 2003, has warned Washington against launching military ac...

Chemical Weapons Only 'Plausible Explanation' for Syria Deaths, Says Hague

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK

Chemical weapons are the only "plausible explanation" for the deaths of 1,300 people in an attack outside Damascus, William Hague said on Friday, refu...

Ending Nuclear Testing: Waiting for the US Senate to Take the Lead

James Kearney | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Politics
James Kearney

By leading through example, President Obama and the Senate would be demonstrating political strength while opening the door for the other remaining states to ratify. In the end, ratification of the Comprehensive Test-Ban Treaty would demonstrate the United States' commitment to global leadership and strategic foresight. Ultimately, ratification would bolster US national security and make its citizens safer.

How Tony Blair and Iraq Robbed a Generation of Their Faith in Politics

Sam Parker | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics
Sam Parker

Like hundreds of teenagers who didn't make the real thing, students at my school hastily arranged their own small protest, marching through our small rural town chanting and playing anti-war music. We must have looked pathetic, but we didn't care. We were adding a cry to a national roar that made the hairs on the back of our necks stand up.