Lib Dem peer takes part in World War Three

Kishwer Falkner has taken part in a gripping and chillingly realistic BBC Two TV programme. It’s in the “This World” series and entitled “World War Three: Inside the War Room”. You can see it on iPlayer here. A committee of senior former British military and diplomatic figures comes together to war-game a hypothetical ‘hot war’ in eastern Europe.

It is an absolutely fascinating programme. Using actors and footage, a scenario involving Russian infiltration in Estonia starts a crisis. Kishwer, our Foreign Affairs spokesperson, gives plenty of input into the discussion, warning at one point that there is a danger of “sleep-walking into a war with Russia”. The “War room” team is chaired by Sir Christopher Meyer, former UK ambassador to the USA.

* Paul Walter is a Liberal Democrat activist. He is one of the Liberal Democrat Voice team. He blogs at Liberal Burblings.

Read more by or more about , , , or .
This entry was posted in The Arts.
Advert
Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarPeter Martin 5th Jul - 8:08am
    "Reduce the number of people in poverty by 25%.. " Maybe the Lib Dem constitution should also read "At least 25% fewer people shall be...
  • User AvatarChris Perry 5th Jul - 7:57am
    Care Homes. There appears to have been a lack of understanding of the structure of health and social care from the outset as evidenced by...
  • User AvatarTom Harney 5th Jul - 4:04am
    The objectives discussed are not objectives for the party. They might be objectives for the country. We urgently need objectives for the party. What format...
  • User AvatarJoseph Bourke 5th Jul - 2:06am
    Tony Blair has recently offered his thoughts on the future of progressive politics in the UK https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2019/12/tony-blair-s-speech-future-labour-and-progressive-politics-full-text “To win power, we need self-discipline not self-indulgence;...
  • User AvatarPeter Martin 5th Jul - 12:07am
    @ George, ".....you don’t remember any of my counter-arguments." You could be right. At least I thought so because I genuinely can't! But, you've written...
  • User AvatarPeter Kenny 4th Jul - 11:39pm
    The Windrush scandal followed directly from the 2014 Immigration Act, supported by almost all MPs - only 7 voted against, none of them Lib Dem’s....