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Bitter lessons from Afghanistan

Speaking from his perspective as a UK government minister during the 9/11 attacks which led to the invasion of Afghanistan, Lord Peter Hain is frank about the errors made and worries that the recent events will distract from urgent issues in Africa.

Is nationalism vanquishing internationalism?

It’s hardly surprising that the world is competing over vaccines when our era has seen nationalism vanquishing internationalism and unilateralism overwhelming multilateralism, says Lord Peter Hain. 

Review: The Rhino Conspiracy by Peter Hain

Lord Hain’s novel is set in South Africa in the mid-1990s, when poachers and rangers were killing each other in an undeclared bush war and the only winners were those at the top. Review by Glyn Ford.