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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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Don’t Cross Off the Military Just Yet, Scotland

Don’t Cross Off the Military Just Yet, Scotland

Calum Heaton April 18, 2014 0

As specified in the Scotland’s Future manifesto, Alex Salmond aims to remove all trace of the Trident nuclear system, as well as stripping the would be Scottish Armed Forces to the bare minimum. Instead,

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The Israeli-Hizbullah Security Dilemma

The Israeli-Hizbullah Security Dilemma

Mesrob Kassemdjian April 11, 2014 3

Mesrob Kassemdjian comments upon the ongoing Israeli-Hizbullah security dilemma. On Monday April 7th, Hizbullah claimed responsibility for an explosion that targeted an Israel Defence Force (IDF) patrol, on March 14. This was inside the

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Minya executions signal Egyptian Courts’ adherence to regime

Minya executions signal Egyptian Courts’ adherence to regime

Mesrob Kassemdjian April 4, 2014 1

Mesrob Kassemdjian considers the adverse effects of the Egyptian state’s hostility to the Muslim Brotherhood. On Monday 24 March, the Egyptian Criminal Court for the Minya municipality sentenced 529 members of the Muslim Brotherhood

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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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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 Overplayed Historic Comparisons Of China-US Relations

The Overplayed Historic Comparisons Of China-US Relations

Lee Jenkins August 15, 2013 2

How China and the United States interact will shape the next century. They have the potential to lead the world into a new golden age of peace, prosperity, and security for all – or

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Turkey-Cyprus: The Frozen Conflict

Turkey-Cyprus: The Frozen Conflict

Backbencher August 1, 2013 0

The stalemate between Cyprus and Turkey over the future of the island is decades old and there’s no end in sight With the Israelis and Palestinian peace talks starting and the world seems to

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The CIA’s Experiments with LSD

The CIA’s Experiments with LSD

Sam Woolfe July 10, 2013 1

It has come to light that one of the biggest enthusiasts of LSD since it was first synthesised in 1938 was not only the hippie counterculture, but also the CIA. The first section of

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The Falklands Are Safer Than They’ve Ever Been

The Falklands Are Safer Than They’ve Ever Been

Lee Jenkins June 27, 2013 1

Shrill voices from Argentina have been met with calm responses from Britain. This has been the correct response and has made the Falklands safer than ever Strange as it may seem now, Argentina was

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