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Former British foreign secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind, will speak on UK-USA: the special relationship - is it special? at LSE on Tuesday 18 November.

Sir Malcolm Rifkind, foreign secretary from July 1995 to May 1997, served as both defence and foreign secretary in John Major's Government. His speech will provide a unique insight into the challenges faced during his time in office and provide a personal account of how these were tackled.

This concludes a series of lectures on Developments of British Diplomacy: foreign secretaries reflect. Past speakers were: Lord Owen, Lord Carrington, Lord Howe and Lord Hurd.

UK-USA: the special relationship - is it special? is on Tuesday 18 November at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE. The event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For more information, contact Conferences on 020 7955 6043 or email events@lse.ac.uk  

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To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk|

Press cuttings

Independent (20 Nov 03)
Malcolm Rifkind: Blair crumbles when Bush comes to shove
From a speech by the former Foreign Secretary at LSE.

Updated 14 November 2003

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