Sometimes, I miss Tony Blair.
Say what you like about the man – and there is quite a lot to say about him – but he and his government had precisely zero interest in letting the Lockerbie bomber walk free under the open sky. Even if doing so might have meant holding up an important oil deal: During Blair’s 2007 visit, BP signed its exploration deal with Libya’s National Oil | Read More »
England’s credit crisis: different players, same result.
A bit of an antidote to certain, ah, reflexive ways of thinking: Bad Times Visit Our Betters in Europe LONDON — Think that credit collapse that triggered the Bush administration’s $700 billion bank bailout was necessary because of Republican hostility to regulation and the ineptness of President George W. Bush? If it were that simple, then British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his Labor Party | Read More »