Daily Archives: October 4, 2010

In recent months, senior western officials have become discernibly more relaxed about the Iranian nuclear programme. It is not that they suddenly welcome the prospect of an Iranian bomb. It is just that, as one official put it recently: “We’re having quite a lot of success, disrupting what they are doing.”

I spent yesterday evening in Birmingham at the Tory Party conference, where I moderated a session on Britain’s relations with Europe and the US – featuring the new foreign secretary, William Hague. Potentially, this could have been a tricky evening for Hague. Read more