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  • Myanmar: appearance on Aufhebungbunga podcast

    September 3, 2017

    I was pleased to appear on a newish (but quite brilliant) politics podcast called AufheBungaBunga to discuss the situation in Myanmar. The focus of the discussion was the situation in Rakhine state (recorded days before the latest flare-up in violence) and whatever happened to Aung San Suu Kyi’s liberal credentials. We also had a brief […]

  • Quoted in Irrawaddy report, 28 Aug 2017

    August 31, 2017

    My work on Myanmar’s political economy is quoted in a report in The Irawaddy on resource politics in Kachin state. You can read it here.  

  • Sputnik radio show on sanctions, 17 Aug 2017

    August 30, 2017

    I took part in an extended discussion on sanctions on Sputnik Radio, which you can listen to here.  

  • BBC World TV appearance, 25 Aug 2017

    August 25, 2017

    I appeared on BBC World TV’s Insight programme to discuss the flight into exile of former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Below is a quasi-summary of some of my points.https://youtu.be/X73Og1nigSQ What’s the trial about? Ostensibly, a massive rice subsidy scheme that allegedly cost the state $16bn. Yingluck charged with negligence for ignoring warnings of loopholes […]

  • RT appearances, 4 and 19 May 2017

    May 22, 2017

    I appeared on RT to debate the government’s “Prevent” programme, and to discuss Swedish prosecutors’ dropping of rape charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.  

  • RT appearance 13 April 2017

    April 20, 2017

    I appeared on RT last Thursday to discuss US strikes on Syria and the deadlock at the UN Security Council.  

  • Media Appearances April 2017

    April 5, 2017

    I appeared on Talk Radio on 3 April to discuss Donald Trump’s remarks on North Korea (clip here), and on RT to discuss Saudi war crimes in Yemen and US/ UK complicity (clip here).  

  • RT appearance, 9 December 2016

    December 14, 2016

    I appeared on RT on Friday to discuss Boris Johnson’s comments on Saudi Arabia, the UK’s role in the region’s proxy wars, and the impact of the PM’s repeated slap-downs of the foreign secretary on the coherence of UK foreign policy.  

  • Sputnik news coverage

    October 26, 2016

    I’m quoted in two Sputnik news reports, one on an event I organised on the future of the Labour party, the other on anti-Semitism in Labour.  

  • Death of King Bhumibol

    October 14, 2016

    I have op-eds on The Conversation and New Mandala on the death of Thailand’s King Bhumibol. (They are substantially the same but the first gives more background and forecasts a bit more.) The situation is already evolving from when I wrote these pieces yesterday afternoon. Although General Prayuth, the current military dictator, immediately announced that […]

 
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