The first Anthony Sampson Memorial Seminar brought together Lord Browne of Madingley and Sir Kevin Tebbit as his respondent on the theme of oil and politics
The Financial Times' Philip Stephens and Professor Peter Hennessy discussed British foreign policy from Suez to Basra at the nineteenth meeting of the Mile End Group
Lord Butler of Brockwell discussed his report 'The Review of Intelligence on Weapons of Mass Destruction' at the eighteenth meeting of the Mile End Group. Sir David Omand acted as respondent
At the ninth meeting of the Mile End Group Matt Grant discussed ‘Cinema-Graphic Representation of Nuclear War’
At the seventh Mile End Group Peter Davies discussed his thesis on The Mechanics of the Defence Intelligence Staff
At the fifth meeting of the Mile End Group, Garry Sheffield & Dr Dan Todman discussed editing the Douglas Haig diaries
The third Mile End Group discussed ‘London-Dublin relations 1970-74′ and was led by Fearghal McGoveran.
The second Mile End Group discussed ‘BBC World Service and Whitehall in the early post-war period’. It was led by Alban Webb and Robert Fox