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4th October 2011

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by Peter Millett

Ambassador to Libya, Tripoli

Between a Wall and a Hard Place

We stopped on a ridge overlooking a Palestinian valley. On the hill on the left a Jewish settlement with nest white houses and green gardens. On the right a fairly run-down Palestinian village. The valley was dry and stony sloping down to a water spring. Suddenly we saw a trail of smoke arching up into […]

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31st August 2011 New York, USA

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by Danny Lopez

British Consul-General, New York

An August Welcome

New York Consul-General Danny Lopez’s First Month It is hard to describe the excitement I felt when I was first informed that I’d been selected to be the next British Consul-General in New York. I spent two years living in the Big Apple in the early 2000s working for Barclays Bank, and I very much […]

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