When "deeply uncomfortable" is deeply spineless

At the UN, democracies don't even have the courage of their absence of convictions

On BBC Radio’s Today programme this morning, I listened with considerable interest as the junior foreign office minister, James Cleverly, was asked here (BBC iPlayer only, 2 hrs 42 mins in) about the UK’s attitude towards the election of Iran to the UN Commission on the Status of Women, whose…

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