Peter Beaumont: The Bits that Don't Fit

Too long for Twitter and too short for journalism

Threatening war but wanting a political solution

There was quite a lot of comment on my Twitter timeline regarding comments made by Secretary of State John Kerry recently both predicting the small scale of any military operation … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Catch 22 of UNSC Reform

Ian Birrell writes in The Guardian today about the need for Security Council reform. One thing was clear from the diplomatic disaster of theĀ G20 summit in St Petersburg: western leaders … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment