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International Relations

National Sympathy

The English would not hand out so much unsolicited advice to foreign countries if they knew what they had been forced to endure.

International Relations

A Passion for Meddling

Richard Cobden questioned both the wisdom and the motives of politicians who intervene on foreign soil.

International Relations

‘Nobody Wants to Invade You’

Richard Cobden told an Edinburgh peace conference that the biggest threat to the United Kingdom’s security was her own foreign policy.

International Relations

The Crudest of Mistakes

Sir Bernard Pares warned that after the Great War, Western powers must not assume Germany’s role as supercilious bully.

International Relations

International Intermeddling

John Bright asked the people of Birmingham to spread the word that a great nation, like any good citizen and neighbour, does not meddle officiously in the affairs of others.

International Relations

Naked Aggression

Richard Cobden told his audience in the London Tavern that however much sabre-rattling was heard in St Petersburg, the average Russian was a man of peace.