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.
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A solid overview…informative and thought-provoking
An enthralling read
Best selling author, Prisoners of Geography
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Foreign correspondent, author of Man on Ice, Asian Waters, Third World War and others.
Facing Up to China’s Military Interests in the Arctic
...My view: China sees itself as the new Pivot of Eurasia. Russia is the new rimland and the Arctic China's near periphery. https://www.realcleardefense.com/articles/2019/12/11/facing_up_to_chinas_military_interests_in_the_arctic_114913.html?mc_cid=59744164b7&mc_eid=4440615d80
The 2019 @noaa Arctic Report Card is out, and the past six years have all been the hottest on record in the Arctic. Here's more from the report: https://www.arctictoday.com/the-past-six-years-have-all-been-the-hottest-on-record-in-the-arctic/ by @m_scribe
Russia plans to establish an air defense “dome” across its polar region by arming all of its Northern Fleet’s Arctic divisions with S-400 missile batteries https://www.arctictoday.com/russia-plans-to-set-up-an-arctic-air-defense-dome-with-s-400-missiles/
Since childhood, I have had a fascination for borders – the more remote, strange and romantic, the better. And for years, I have wanted to speed across an expanse of snow on a sled drawn by a team of Alaskan huskies. When work took me far into the Arctic, I discovered a small company, Birk Husky, … Read More
China’s October commemoration of the Communist Party’s 70 years in power was extravagant, artistic and disciplined. It ushered in the next decade with verve reminiscent of that displayed at the 60th anniversary ten years earlier, but with one significant difference. Back then, Beijing had just … Read More