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About Dan Plesch
Dan Plesch is the author of America, Hitler and the UN (I.B.Tauris 2011) and The Beauty Queen's Guide to World Peace, (Politico's 2004) and Director of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS, University of London. Human Rights after Hitler - The Lost History of Prosecuting Axis War Crimes was published in April 2017.
Articles by Dan Plesch
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No to TTIP
The world should seek inspiration from past successes and aim to for global disarmament by 2020. it can be done, says Dan Plesch.
The doctrine of limited liability is central to the rise of unfettered, irresponsible corporate power. It must be challenged in the interests of individual freedom, equality before the law and shared prosperity, argue Stephanie Blankenburg & Dan Plesch.
The British government's plans to source a new generation of nuclear missiles in the United States undermine the possibility of a progressive foreign policy, says Dan Plesch.
Behind the United Nations oil-for-food scandal is a Bush administration attempt to undermine the organisation and dismantle international law, argues Dan Plesch.
Dan Plesch rediscovers a forgotten story of the 1940s: how the United Nations was forged, beat the Nazis and established a lasting peace.
The row over Iraq intelligence focused attention on the Joint Intelligence Committee, the top coordinating body of Britains secret state. But how does the JIC operate?
Will the United States attack Iran? Eight major arguments say no. Each one dissolves on inspection, says Dan Plesch.