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  1. How Britain can save a “narco state”

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    Frederick Forsyth was in Guinea-Bissau when the country’s president Joao Bernardo Vieira was assassinated in 2009. The thriller writer was looking for “the flavour, the odour, of a pretty washed-up, impoverished, failed west African mangrove swamp,” a search which led him straight to the former Portuguese colony. “I thought, what...
  2. Think Tank of the Year Awards—the winners

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    Last night Prospect held the 10th annual Think Tank of the Year Awards at the British Academy in London. Bringing together the nation’s finest political brains in an evening of convivial wonkery, the event has been aptly described by Radio 4 as “the Oscars of the think tank world.” Jeremy...


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