discussing afghanistan on newsnight

Discussing Afghanistan on Newsnight yesterday evening, I argued for a light long term footprint rather than a black & white withdrawl /surge solution. Click here to watch on BBC iPlayer (available until 28th June). Click here to watch on YouTube.  


Politics Show – March 21st, 2010

Watch the Politics Show (North East & Cumbria) on BBC1 Sunday March 21st 12-1pm. The focus is on a number of constituencies being fought by new candidates and Rory and his campaign to win Penrith & the Border is among those being featured. Update 21/03/10: The video is now available on BBC iPlayer – skip […]


bbc question time review

  I joined the BBC Question Time panel on Thursday 11th February, with Lord Hattersley, Lynne Featherstone MP, Ruth Lea and Tom Conti. The program was in Middlesbrough on the day of the ‘moth-balling’ of the Corus plant. Middlesbrough was once the fastest growing city on earth and Corus was the last legacy of its […]



Rory Stewart, director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, lays out an alternate strategy for the international community in Afghanistan.