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Toppled in Baghdad, Clueless in Whitehall

Published by The Sunday Times, 21 October 2007 For the first time, the British general at the heart of post-war planning for Iraq tells Heidi Kingstone of the chaos in London and Washington. In early March 2003, as Britain and America prepared to invade Iraq, a casually dressed Tony Blair unexpectedly walked into the room at 10…
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“Love Life in a Kabubble” – The Times Diary Feature Dispatches

From the Times Diary (Nov 25th, 2014) Heidi Kingstone, a foreign correspondent, has written a book, Dispatches from the Kabul Cafe, about working in Afghanistan from 2007-11. At the launch she recalled the hedonistic lifestyle in the “Kabubble” of the capital, “where five-star hotels and bursts of artistic creativity flourished side by side with death and…
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