DUCKPOND (Rixstep) — Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt seems to never be out of the news. Bildt's repeatedly denied talking with representatives of the US about Julian Assange. Bildt's been described in the US embassy cables released by WikiLeaks as 'a medium size dog who believes he's a big dog'.
This article series takes a look at the man and what he's been up to.
Ian Lundin and Child Soldiers:
Carl Bildt - A Trustworthy Man?:
Sweden, Lundin Petroleum Blamed for War Crimes in Sudan:
Frost Over the World - The Way Ahead in Libya with Carl Bildt:
Carl Bildt - Lundin Oil:
Protest Against Carl Bildt, Lundin Stockholm January 2012:
Carl Bildt - a Man of Honour:
I don't have blood in my veins - I have oil in them. - Adolf Lundin
We're not political. We can't interfere with domestic affairs. - Ian Lundin
You are enhancing the conflict by engaging in oil investments. - Gerhart Baum, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Sudan to the UN
I'm always watching over my shoulder. To see if someone's following me. Someone might be out to do me harm for what I wrote in my book. I don't know if that's the case, I haven't received any tangible threats. But you can't be too careful. - Kerstin Lundell