Actions and Detail Panel
17.00 13th November - National Interest with Ian Cobain and Tim Marshall (p...
Sun 13 November 2016, 17:00 – 18:30 GMT
Secrecy and geography; the two intersect in the interests of national security, and there is a constant tug of war between our rights as citizens and our leaders’ desire for control of information. Is Britain unique in this balancing act? How does one’s country of birth affect one’s relation to the state, and dictate the shape of our lives?
Ian Cobain and Tim Marshall, two of the UK’s most distinguished and internationally-experienced journalists debate the power and politics of the hidden hand of the nation state and its symbolic representation, the national flag.