It would be irrational for any government that believes in the peaceful settlement of disputes not to negotiate a settlement.
Posts Tagged: Chagos Islands
A new Prime Minister, and a changing of the guard at the Foreign Office, is a chance to change tack on the British Indian Ocean Territory.
David Snoxell: The International Court of Justice may put more pressure on the UK over the Chagos Islands
The Government’s long rearguard defence of the British Indian Ocean Territory has reached a higher theatre than I ever expected.
The British Indian Ocean Territory is clearly a reminder to too many member nations of our lingering colonial legacy.
The decision not to allow resettlement of the Chagos Islands is a travesty. But a means of finding a way forward is to hand.