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Why Our Security Will Not be Weakened by Brexit

Why Our Security Will Not be Weakened by Brexit

Matthew Cowley June 20, 2016 0

There has been a lot of misinformation in this referendum. While the Remain campaign have attempted to make European Union membership indistinguishable from European cooperation, it is important to remember that these things are

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The Bear Approaches: Russia’s Cold War Challenge to the United Kingdom

The Bear Approaches: Russia’s Cold War Challenge to the United Kingdom

Calum Heaton April 25, 2014 1

  Russian aircraft are probing UK airspace at an alarming rate Throughout the Cold War, one of the most harrowing images for much of the world was the possibility of ginormous Soviet Tu-95 “Bear”

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Ukraine And Britain’s Trident Defence

Ukraine And Britain’s Trident Defence

Backbencher March 6, 2014 1

Ukraine serves as a timely reminder of the need to retain the ultimate weapon. The situation in Ukraine seems to be spiralling ever-closer to war. Russian forces have occupied the semi-autonomous region of Crimea

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The Return Of Great Power Diplomacy

The Return Of Great Power Diplomacy

Lee Jenkins March 6, 2014 2

In case you missed it, international relations has gone all retro Despite what Twitter has told you, WW3 is not imminent, and nor is a new Cold War; the nuclear weapons aren’t one a

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The Royal Navy’s F-35 Debacle

The Royal Navy’s F-35 Debacle

Backbencher February 21, 2014 7

Ellie McHugh analyses the tactical and strategic confusion behind the UK’s super-class aircraft carriers and the aircraft chosen for them  ‘The airplane won’t amount to a damn thing until they get a machine that

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New UKIP – Old Labour

Lee Jenkins December 13, 2013 17

The Labour your father voted for is back, but it isn’t being led by Ed Miliband For a time it seemed we had a balance in mainstream British politics; two parties of the Centre

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Protect Marine A’s Anonymity

Protect Marine A’s Anonymity

Michael St George November 17, 2013 0

Michael St George argues that, even in sentencing, the State still owes Marine A a duty of care There are no excuses for Marine A’s crime. There are explanations in abundance – from the

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Europe Emasculated: When America Recalled The Legions

Europe Emasculated: When America Recalled The Legions

Lee Jenkins November 14, 2013 4

Western Europe got a free ticket on defence for fifty years. That ticket is no longer redeemable. In an uncharacteristic bit of savvy foresight and planning, the United States is pivoting itself away from

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The biggest issue with an independent Scotland is defence policy

The biggest issue with an independent Scotland is defence policy

Backbencher October 15, 2013 1

Michael Jones highlights the problems associated with an independent Scottish defence policy. This week, Whitehall published a paper entitled Scotland Analysis: Defence, reiterating the government’s unwavering position on the prospect of an independent Scotland: 

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The Lib Dems Are Wrong On Nuclear Weapons

The Lib Dems Are Wrong On Nuclear Weapons

Backbencher September 12, 2013 2

The Lib Dem’s policy on nuclear weapons betrays a woeful understanding of their role the real world of geopolitics and national defence Nuclear weapons are naturally controversial. They are, after all, the most devastating

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