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Sir Sherard Cowper Coles

The Death of a General and the Racket of a War

Matthew Hoh | Posted 10.12.2014 | Politics
Matthew Hoh

After thirteen years of war, after all the violence, all the theft, all the lies, are we so naïve and so closeted to be surprised at this death?

A Knight's Tale

James Denselow | Posted 09.10.2011 | Home
James Denselow

Joining the ever expanding series of memoirs from former officials involved in the Afghan and Iraqi wars, Sherard Cowper-Coles has written an immensely readable and insightful account of what appears to be a structurally flawed expedition.

Ex-British Ambassador To Afghanistan: U.S. Must Negotiate With Taliban

Los Angeles Times | Posted 08.19.2011 | Home

From 2007 to 2010, Sherard Cowper-Coles served as Britain's ambassador and special representative to Afghanistan, giving him an inside view of the str...

UK Special Envoy To Afghanistan Who Called For Taliban Talks Quits

The Guardian | Declan Walsh and Jon Boone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Britain's special envoy to Afghanistan, known for his scepticism about the western war effort and his support for peace talks with the Taliban, has st...

NATO Mired In Stalemate With Afghanistan's Taliban

Times Online | Michael Evans, Defence Editor, Tom Coghlan in Kabul and James Bone in New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Britain and her Nato allies in Afghanistan are stuck in a stalemate with the Taleban, David Miliband, the Foreign Secretary, admitted yesterday. Hi...