18/03/2011 Libya | Foreign Diplomacy | British voting system

Is the free world suffering a crisis of confidence? Uprisings in Libya and the Middle East put democratic leaders on the back foot. Is ignorance of abroad killing effective diplomacy?

Does the Foreign Office need to ditch the technocrats and bring back linguists and historians?

And the history boys circle to defend Britain's voting system. All on Politics UK, presented by Dennis Sewell.

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28 minutes

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Sat 19 Mar 2011 04:32 GMT

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