Humphrey Hawksley has reported on key trends, events and conflicts from all over the world.
Humphrey Hawksley's work as a BBC foreign correspondent has taken him to crises on every continent. He was expelled from Sri Lanka, opened the BBC’s television bureau in China, arrested in Serbia and initiated a global campaign against enslaved children in the chocolate industry. The campaign continues today.
Praise for Asian Waters
A solid overview…informative and thought-provoking
Impressive…sure to inspire and engage
Foreign Minister, Taiwan, 2012-2016
Praise for Man on Ice
Knuckle-whitening suspense…surprising twists
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“ about US$124bn worth of trade – 12% of Britain’s total – goes through the South China Sea each year, quite a significant amount of our revenue, so we would be concerned about anyone – China or whichever regional country – trying to control that waterway” https://t.co/pgNGyHK46a
Let me get this straight: the European Commission, European Parliament and European Court of Justice are undemocratic. As is our Supreme Court, the House of Commons, its Speaker and our government.
Who, exactly, do Brexiters plan to run Britain @LeaveMnsLeave @LeaveEUOfficial ?
In 1884 Commodore Stephen Luce founded the United States Naval War College arguing that the one and only way to avert war was to be fully prepared for it. A century later, Ronald Reagan took up a similar argument with his ‘peace through strength’ catchphrase that gave the West victory over Soviet … Read More
Once a confident nation that ran an empire on which the sun never set, Great Britain is today a fractious place, split within families, villages, Parliament and from cabinet post to cabinet post. Meanwhile, many in Asia are shaking their heads, wondering what is going on and how much they should … Read More