Inside The Foreign Office

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01Crisis, What Crisis?20040112

In the first of a two-part series, Edward Stourton presents a view of the foreign office from the inside, as he tracks six months in the life of the mandarins of King charles street.

The war is over, but diplomats are beginning a new offensive to end hostilities after the rows over Iraq.

Jack Straws headed for PARIS, President Putin is coming to LONDON and the British ambassador to Israel is polishing up his Hebrew before meeting the press.

02 LASTUnfinished Business20040119

In the second programme in a two-part series, Edward Stourton presents a view of the Foreign Office from the inside, as he tracks six months in the life of the Mandarinds of King Charles Street.

The biggest diplomatic event of the year is taking place in NEW YORK at the UN.

One of the Foreign Office high-flyers is just back from Iraq to begin a new job in LONDON.

FRANCE, Germany and the UK set out on a high-profile mission to lower the temperature in the Middle East.