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Philip Hammond interview: we must maintain our international standing on a reduced budget

Britain has to maintain its international standing on a reduced budget, says Philip Hammond

By Bronwen Maddox   March 2016

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Is Britain going to let Russia win in Syria? If not, what can it do about it? That is the quandary which faces British foreign policy: how to have the influence it wants while its appetite­—and resources—for military conflict are limited. But Philip Hammond, speaking as Russian airstrikes left the Syrian town of Aleppo all but cut off, holds that there will be no change to the position that President…

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