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David Miliband

KeenON: A Conversation with International Rescue Committee CEO David Miliband

Techonomy | Posted 02.08.2015 | Technology

Techonomy is proud to present KeenON, a series of interviews by techonologist and author Andrew Keen that explores the intersection of tech, busine...

A New Party for the Global Era

Indra Adnan | Posted 02.07.2015 | Politics
Indra Adnan

How can those of us who feel like global citizens already -- which is not everyone, granted -- begin to act like global citizens?

Max J. Rosenthal

British Lawmaker Warns Afghanistan Could 'Explode' | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 05.17.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- With early troop removals by key contributors to the war in Afghanistan, military factors have dominated war news over the past few week...

Former British Foreign Minister Miliband: 'The West Should Work With the Taliban'

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 05.29.2012 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Shortly before delivering his plan for Afghanistan, Miliband spoke with me at his office in the Houses of Parliament, where he also explained why maintaining good relations with Gaddafi was a good idea.

Green China?

David Miliband | Posted 06.01.2011 | Green
David Miliband

On the green agenda, China's latest five-year plan has substantial implications -- for China and the world. There is a rebalancing taking shape, and while the brown tap is still on, the green tap is being turned on too.

The Scandal Everybody Seems to Have Missed

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

I don't know how this particular WikiLeaks revelation has not been much, much bigger news, involving as it does cluster bombs and a secret legal loophole that let Britain get around its treaty obligations.

The New Brand of 'Human' Politicians

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Patterson

It almost makes you want to live in North Korea. At least there, when a swarthy younger brother is thrust on the nation, you don't have to endure mont...

UK Labour Leadership Elections: The Brothers Miliband

Larry Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Larry Abrams

For a politician who will need to confront both the hegemony and destructive immorality of the world political-economic order as well the furious, defeated neo-liberal wing of his own Party, this is clever.

Politicians Are Babies

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

In the UK, there are the Miliband brothers, David and Ed. Both brothers--who, by all reports, have been particularly close--held senior positions in ...

How New Leader Ed Miliband Can Restore the Labour Family

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Indra Adnan

Brothers David and Ed Miliband recently went head-to-head in the fight to become the new leader of Britain's Labour party. In the end, Ed won 50.65% of his party's votes to his older brother's 49.35%.

Where Miliband Meets Obama

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Indra Adnan

Obama and Miliband have this in common: despite their strong left-wing credentials, neither are wholly committed to the historical, ideological frameworks of their parties.

Civil Society is the battleground for New Politics in the UK

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Indra Adnan

It's a puzzling time for politics in the UK. All the familiar fault lines have fractured to create new patterns of connection between old enemies, lea...

Chagos Islands Marine Reserve Will Be Largest In The World

BBC News | Paul Rincon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The UK government has created the world's largest marine reserve around the Chagos Islands. The reserve would cover a 545,000-sq-km area around the...

Hillary Clinton, Pakistani Foreign Minister Get The Giggles (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Hillary Clinton--whose crush on British Foreign Minister David Miliband is well-documented--shared a nice, hearty laugh with Pakistani Foreign Ministe...

New BFF's

June Sarpong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
June Sarpong

Now that the UK government has changed hands from a Labour to a Liberal Conservative coalition, one thing that has remained the same is the importan...

Multipolarism sans the EU Pole? The Geopolitics of Europe's Economic Mess

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

The economic problems affecting the EU -- sovereign debt; the decline of the euro; financial contagion -- go beyond, well, economics, and could have a major impact on global politics, including on U.S. foreign policy

Miliband vs. Miliband: Labour Leader After Gordon Brown Could Be A Family Feud

AP | DAVID STRINGER and RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Britain's humbled Labour Party has begun a potentially bitter race for Gordon Brown's successor following its ouster after 13 years in ...

The Little Kingdom: UK Elections and What Comes After

Larry Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Abrams

Well they've done it now. A right coalition of the Posh it is, Eton, Oxbridge and all that: Tory-Liberal, where the metro sexual elite meet.

Hillary Clinton Reunites With 'Crush' David Miliband (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In the December issue of Vogue, Secretary of State Clinton revealed that she thinks British foreign secretary David Miliband is cute. After the Vogue ...

What a Difference Two Months Makes As the Fate of Obama's Presidency Plays Out Far From Washington

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

While all the attention was on Obama's State of the Union address, an event of far greater relevance to the fate of his presidency played out not in Washington, but in London.

US Bid To Bypass Karzai's Afghan Government Upsets Allies | Julian Borger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The US is seeking to extend its control over the day-to-day running of Afghanistan with the appointment of an international "high representative" in K...

David Miliband EU Foreign Minister? | Ian Traynor in Brussels | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

David Miliband, the foreign secretary, is the subject of growing talk in Brussels, Paris, Berlin and Scandinavia that he is in line to become Europe's...

Does Hillary Clinton Have A Crush On David Miliband? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post via Vogue | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Thankfully, Hillary Clinton's new job isn't all work and no play. In a profile on the secretary of state in the December issue of Vogue, writer Jonath...

British Coup Attempt: Gordon Brown Survives, But Faces Call For General Election

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gordon Brown faced fresh demands for an immediate general election today after he survived a backbench coup but received only lukewarm statements of s...

Joe Scarborough Needs to Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

The ungrateful chauvinism of U.S. foreign policy reaches far beyond a rant provided by Joe Scarborough, who at least has the excuse of being in the business of manufacturing polemics.