‘Afghanisation’ of Afghanistan is the key to beating Taliban and bringing troops home, says Brown

Brilliant! Gordon Brown yesterday issued his strongest hint that British troops will start to quit Afghanistan by the end of next year. In a major shift of strategy, the Prime Minister said a target to train up 134,000 Afghan soldiers will be brought forward by a year to December 2010. He announced that cutting troop […]

New World Order alert: Brown: World needs ‘global New Deal’

BERLIN, Germany (CNN) — The world needs a “global New Deal” to haul it out of the economic crisis it faces, Prime Minister Gordon Brown of the United Kingdom said Sunday. Gordon Brown addresses a press conference following a G20 preparatory meeting in Berlin, Sunday. “We need a global New Deal — a grand bargain […]

Brown: Economic Crisis Represents Birth Pangs Of “New Global Order”

In a speech, he will urge countries to avoid “muddling through as pessimists” and “make the necessary adjustment to a better future and setting the new rules for this new global order”, according to his office. Official data confirmed Friday that Britain is in recession. Days earlier, the government unveiled a new package of measures […]