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What Role Did Nuclear Weapons Play During The Cold War?

What Role Did Nuclear Weapons Play During The Cold War?

Backbencher April 19, 2013 0

In the second of his two-part series, provoked by the death of Margaret Thatcher,  Sami Steinbock continues the look back to the Cold War.  In my article last week, I looked at one interpretation

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How I Learnt To Stop Worrying & Love (Iran’s) Bomb

How I Learnt To Stop Worrying & Love (Iran’s) Bomb

Backbencher April 18, 2013 1

An Iranian nuclear weapon should be supported, not opposed. I once took part in a Backbencher debate where I stated I would support military action against Iran to stop them gaining a nuclear weapon.

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Why China Hates North Korea

Why China Hates North Korea

Lee Jenkins April 18, 2013 4

However the North Korean Crisis end, China loses Unsurprisingly, much of the focus surrounding the North Korea Crisis has been on the reaction of South Korea and the United States, and to a lesser

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NUCLEAR WEAPONS KEPT THE COLD WAR COLD

NUCLEAR WEAPONS KEPT THE COLD WAR COLD

Backbencher April 12, 2013 1

In the first of a two-part series, Sami Steinbock uses the look-back to the Cold War caused by this week’s death of Margaret Thatcher to ask a salient question The American nuclear attacks of

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What War In Korea Would Actually Look Like?

Backbencher April 11, 2013 1

A shooting war in Korea would be horrific. It must be avoided. On Monday this week, James Snell wrote a piece arguing in favour of a pre-emptive invasion of North Korea. His arguments are compelling

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North Korea: The Bellicose Slave State

North Korea: The Bellicose Slave State

James Snell April 1, 2013 0

  The resumption of hostilities, if it ever comes, in the Korean peninsula would not be surprising. The two nations have had scares in the past, with the North’s shelling of the disputed Yeonpyeong

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Military Crisis: Which Party leader do the public trust most?

Backbencher April 1, 2013 0

  Stephen Morris, In case you hadn’t noticed, the rhetoric in the West Pacific has been ramping up over recent weeks, leading to concerns that the regional actors may be descend into full scale

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Battering Ram Of Democracy; A Soldiers Story

Battering Ram Of Democracy; A Soldiers Story

Backbencher December 13, 2012 2

  This is a difficult piece. Everything else I’ve wrote so far has been tongue in cheek and about a subject I’ve been passionate about. This is different. The entire article is half story

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The Falklanders: Masters of their own destiny

The Falklanders: Masters of their own destiny

Andrew Thorpe-Apps November 2, 2012 15

Since 1982, the economy of the Falkland Islands has grown steadily. The unemployment rate is a mere 1% and there is a strong sense of community spirit and pride. Plans are underway for the

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