Daily Archives: July 23, 2010

Cameron, Afghan aid and Iran’s nuclear programme

In this week’s podcast: David Cameron faces trying questions on his first visit to America as UK PM, about the Lockerbie bomber Mr Megrahi and the possible involvement of BP in the lobbying for his release; Chilcot inquiry update following the former director-general of MI5, Eliza Manningham-Buller’s statement on Monday that Blair ignored her advice about going to war with Iraq; aid distribution and corruption in Afghanistan; Iran and its nuclear programme, which may not be as advanced as first thought. Presented by Gideon Rachman with guests in the studio James Blitz, the FT’s defence and diplomatic editor and David Blair, the FT’s Middle East and Africa news editor. Helen Warrell reports on Afghan aid. Produced by LJ Filotrani