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New Autumn 2013 Events at Intelligence Squared

September 26th: October 21st: NEW: Autumn 2013 Events : Intelligence Squared.  

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Neville Chamberlain Did the Right Thing? June 5th Debate at Intelligence Squared

History has not looked kindly on Neville Chamberlain. The very word “appeasement” is now synonymous with his policy of making concessions to Hitler, and the standard view is that he was weak and naive. But is it fair? Leading historians … Continue reading

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Intelligence Squared 2013 Debates Announced

Israel Is Destroying Itself With Its Settlement Policy: if settlement expansion continues Israel will have no future Tuesday 15th January | Royal Geographical Society Let The European Union Fall Apart: the UK and many other current members would be better off … Continue reading

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What to do about Syria? – Intelligence Squared April 2nd at the Tabernacle

Intelligence Squared is hosting an “impromptu” debate about Syria next week, with speakers including Paul Conroy the Sunday Times cameraman who was seriously injured in Homs in February in the blast that killed Marie Colvin. According to Intelligence Squared website: … Continue reading

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Facebook is not your friend – Intelligence Squared March 5, 2012

Intelligence Squared has announced their 2012 schedule which included Facebook is Not Your Friend at the Tabernacle on March 5th.   I’ll be interested in hearing this debate and am definitely biased to the “dark forces” concept of Facebook.  A … Continue reading

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Britain’s former colonies should stop blaming the Empire for their ills – Intelligence Squared-November 17th

One of the fall debates announced by Intelligence Squared: The British Empire has a mixed legacy. On the plus side we brought railways, the rule of law and the English language, the world’s lingua franca, to far-flung places. But it’s … Continue reading

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Jimmy Carter, 39th U.S President, October 5th – Intelligence Squared

I’ve really enjoyed the debates/talks I’ve attended hosted by Intelligence Squared, a series of events to which i’ve just been introduced.  Tonight I heard David Milliband among others talk about The World Since 9/11.   Philip Mudd, ex CIA and FBI, … Continue reading

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