Daily Archives: April 28, 2009

Stephen Walt, the Harvard academic, has blogged about his ten favourite political films. It is a great idea, and I thoroughly approve of his top two choices: Dr. Strangelove and Casablanca. But overall, I think his list is a bit disappointing. And – as a couple of the commenters on his site point out – all the films he lists are American, which is a bit odd for a professor of international relations.

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“The British people had given up on socialism. The 30-year experiment had plainly failed – and they were ready to try something else.” Read more