BBC World Service – The Forum

In this edition of The Forum, hosted by Bridget Kendall and broadcast on 19 September 2010, British geneticist Dame Linda Partridge, American new media visionary Clay Shirky and I discuss whether we are “heading towards a brave new world”. A podcast...

Upping the ante

Russia’s decision to enhance military and strategic nuclear capabilities by 2011.

War in Gaza

As the war in Gaza goes into its third week in mid-January 2009, what are the causes and consequences of the continuing conflict in the Middle East.