Volume 43 Issue 10 October 1993

Tibet's Part in the 'Great Game'

Why did the visit of a Buddhist holy man to Lhasa at the turn of the century throw the British Foreign Office into a state of paranoia? Helen Hundley explores the life and times of Agvan Dorjiev and the part he played in the Asian rivalry of Britain and Russia.

Clause for Thought

Brian Brivati looks at the last time 'modernising' the Labour Party and its union links caused controversy.

Recycling Old Ideas

Klaus Larres evaluates the track record of previous attempts at a 'New World Order.'