2007 Cafes

Kasra Naji, 12 November 2007
Ahmadinejad: The secret history of Iran's radical leader

Ahmadinejad: The secret history of Iran’s radical leader

As Iran's nuclear programme accelerates, attention is focused on the blacksmith's son who could have his finger on the trigger ...
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Jutta Kill, 15 October 2007
Deforestation and climate change: the need for urgent action

Deforestation and climate change: the need for urgent action

The world’s forests are under pressure. Tropical forests are disappearing fast due to commercial logging, mining, hydropower, and the hunger ...
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Dr Stephen Wilkinson, 1 October 2007
Cuba policy after Bush: Sucession or transition?

Cuba policy after Bush: Sucession or transition?

US Cuba Policy after Bush: Succession or transition? with Dr Stephen Wilkinson Since Fidel Castro fell ill last year, there ...
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Dr Alex Klaushofer, 10 September 2007
Lebanon at the Crossroads

Lebanon at the Crossroads

Lebanon is caught between the desire to recover from the recent Hezbollah-Israeli war fought on its territory and the internal ...
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Nicholas Hildyard, 30 April 2007
Corruption in high places: BAE Systems and the UK Government

Corruption in high places: BAE Systems and the UK Government

In December, in a blatant violation of international anti-bribery agreements, the UK Serious Fraud Office terminated its investigation into BAE ...
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Doug Jewell, 16 April 2007
Extraordinary rendition: Is the British Government turning a blind eye to torture?

Extraordinary rendition: Is the British Government turning a blind eye to torture?

Over the last three years allegations of ‘extraordinary rendition’ flights by the CIA, whereby people are taken to third party ...
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Dr Aric Sigman, 26 March 2007
Remotely controlled: The impact of electronic media on children

Remotely controlled: The impact of electronic media on children

While controversy continues to surround the way the content of screen media affects children's thoughts and behaviour, a growing body ...
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Craig Murray, 12 March 2007
Conversation with Craig Murray

Conversation with Craig Murray

As Britain's outspoken Ambassador to the Central Asian Republic of Uzbekistan, Craig Murray helped expose vicious human rights abuses by ...
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Dr Chris Hewer, 26 February 2007
Understanding Islam

Understanding Islam

Dr Chris Hewer will explain the religious, Islamic issues involved in the contemporary situation and provide an insight into Jihad ...
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Dr Maung Zarni, 12 February 2007
The new civilising mission: Myanmar (Burma) at the hands of latter-day Orientalists

The new civilising mission: Myanmar (Burma) at the hands of latter-day Orientalists

Dr Zarni is the founder of the Free Burma Coalition and Visiting Research Fellow, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford. He recently ...
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Dr David Satterthwaite, 29 January 2007
Urbanisation: Global process or planetary squalor?

Urbanisation: Global process or planetary squalor?

Virtually all developing countries are urbanizing. For the first time, the world's urban dwellers outnumber its rural population, and continuing ...
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