A former ambassador says it's wrong to blame the FCO for Britain's EU problems. The real blame lies with politicians who can't make up their mind
In a sad way, it's logical, but the out-of-control British Foreign Office now needs to be locked down before it causes more damage
The Foreign Office seems to have ignored the Prime Minister’s own Bloomberg speech, which made clear it is now government policy to negotiate a new relationship with the rest of the EU
A new report on hate education in Israel and the Palestinian territories lends almost nothing to the long-standing debate on the matter
The prospect of Britain backing the Palestinian UN bid shows just how deep anti-Israel feeling goes at the Foreign Office
The UK Foreign Office has been unable to account for all the champagne it quaffs because "dealing with [the request] would exceed the appropriate [cost] limit."
Heathrow Airport may be grabbing the headlines from Justine Greening's move from Transport to International Development, but what of the challenges that lie ahead, not least Palestinian incitement?
Lord Ashcroft's PoliticsHome is displaying ads from PressTV - does this reflect a new inclusive strategy for Iranian state media?
Embassies have replaced churches as the setting for confrontations between rival legal orders and concepts of fairness. Assange is in a different world, writes a former UK ambasador
Matthew Gould's comments reveal an institutional catatonia at the FCO. One that will ensure Britain's role in the Middle East declines in perpetuity
With the BBC continuing to report on the Middle East conflict in the way it does - who needs the Balen Report?
Documents seen by The Commentator have revealed disturbing attitudes towards the Israeli Prime Minister and the British Government’s analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
The implimentation of the austerity programme has stripped out many very experienced staff at HMT. Could this explain some of the policy fiascos of recent weeks?
The Argentine ambush of William Hague was symptomatic of wider contempt emanating from Buenos Aires
The Palestinian Authority's obligation to prepare its people to live peaceably alongside its neighbour must be taken seriously. Until it keeps its side of the bargain, the flow of cash into its coffers should stop
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