About Barbara Amiel:
Barbara Joan Estelle Amiel, Baroness Black of Crossharbour is a British journalist, writer, and socialite. She is the wife of former media baron Conrad Black.
There is sometimes a peculiar confusion in the West that equates progress to whatever is recent or whatever is new, and it is time we understood that progress has nothing to do with the chronology of an idea.Barbara Amiel
The People's Republic of China has not yet reached the military might of the Soviet Empire. It requires a little more time and a little more infusion of Western aid, loans, technology and the hard currency of our tourists.Barbara Amiel
Since Europe is dependent on imports of energy and most of its raw materials, it can be subdued, if not quite conquered, without all those nuclear weapons the Soviets have aimed at it simply through the shipping routes and raw materials they control.Barbara Amiel