The Spectator

Just in case you missed them... | 10 August 2009

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…here are some of the posts made over the weekend at

Fraser Nelson asks if David Cameron can afford the ‘untouchable’ Andrew Lansley.

James Forsyth argues that a hike in Vat is inevitable, and discerns growing splits in the Pakistani Taliban.

Peter Hoskin
analyses General Richard’s claim that the Afghan conflict could last 40 years, and remembers one of the most indelible moments in 20th Century politics.

Daniel Korski wonders how should Cameron structure his security team.

Alex Massie dissects a very English cricketing fiasco.

And Melanie Phillips notes an important postscript to the evictions in Sheikh Jarrah.