Hugh Roberts has worked for the United Nations in New York, Cairo and Kabul. He was a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and has worked at the UK Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit and the European Commission External Affairs Directorate. He read English at Cambridge University and studied at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.
10 December 2012 04:10 PM
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