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Patronising the public will lose Cameron this referendum

Patronising the public will lose Cameron this referendum

Douglas Carswell May 9, 2016 0

First we were told Brexit could mean the end of the Premier League. Then they said it would destroy London’s economy. Yesterday George Osborne told us house prices would collapse. Today David Cameron is

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If ISIS Want a War, They’ve Got One

If ISIS Want a War, They’ve Got One

Robert Tyler November 20, 2015 1

The Paris attacks changed my views on intervention and tackling terrorism. Here’s why it should change yours as well. For the last 4 years of blogging, I have prided myself on being anti-war and

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The State Of Libya

The State Of Libya

Backbencher July 3, 2014 0

Contrary to a plethora of Western political analysis and media commentary following the 25 June 2014 general elections for the new Libyan parliament, the Council of Representatives, the State of Libya is not in

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Hamas And Fatah; The Politics Of Peace

Hamas And Fatah; The Politics Of Peace

Backbencher May 1, 2014 0

As Hamas and Fatah sign a peace agreement, what hope for the ever elusive peace with Israel? On 23 April 2014, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed a peace pact; unfortunately, it was not

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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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What If Ukraine Was Mexico And Russia Was America?

What If Ukraine Was Mexico And Russia Was America?

Lee Jenkins April 10, 2014 0

How easily could America imitate Russia and carve off a piece of Mexico, its crisis hit southern neighbour? Barack Obama will be the first US president to have born and died under the same

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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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The Winston Churchill We Chose To Forget

The Winston Churchill We Chose To Forget

Backbencher January 9, 2014 9

Voted greatest Britain of all time, this titan of the British identity had some less than stellar moments Winston Churchill, not only a hero of the Right, but a national hero for bravely leading

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