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Defence & diplomacy briefing

— Global


The importance of pipelines, crunch time for the US in Afghanistan, and an interview with Pakistan's representative to the UN.

Iranian embassy, Masood Khan, Spain, energy supplies, foreign policy

McCain, you’ve done it again


John McCain, 2008’s failed Republican presidential candidate and a former prisoner of war, is part of a long-running military dynasty. His father, John S, was a navy admiral, while his youngest son, Jimmy, is a marine who served in Iraq.


Tactical plumbing

Global [energy supplies]

Pipelines pump vital supplies of oil and gas around a complex system of transcontinental energy networks. But they are more than just a means of shifting fuel: governments are investing billions of dollars in new pipelines to solve their…


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