Tag Archives: Oxbridge

Notebook

The conflicting attitudes towards Philby between the sister services of British intelligence would expose a cultural fault line that predated this crisis, long outlasted it, and persists today. MI5 and MI6 — the Security Service and the Secret Intelligence Service … Continue reading

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Superficially

Sathnam Sanghera [£] on the Oxbridge tutorial and the art of blagging: Though, of course, the third and most serious problem with the Oxbridge tutorial system is that it does not nurture intelligence as much as teach people how to act … Continue reading

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