Brian Cloughley

British and Australian armies’ veteran, former deputy head of the UN military mission in Kashmir and Australian defense attaché in Pakistan

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February 23, 2021
Israel’s Anti-Palestine Campaign Includes Delaying Covid Vaccine and Bulldozing Olive Trees

Israel is always backed by successive administrations in Washington and can literally get away with murder in the occupied Palestinian territories.

February 16, 2021
Washington’s Energetic Generals and the Emphasis on Preparation for Nuclear War

The Pentagon’s energetic generals are beating their war drums and the President has as yet done nothing to rein them in, Brian Cloughley writes.

February 10, 2021
Britain Says It Wants ‘To Defend Human Rights Across The Globe’ But Is Selective About Its Support

The “defence of human rights” by the government of Boris Johnson is a charade, and the treatment of the Chagos Islanders is cruel and loathsome.

February 2, 2021
Happy Days Ahead for the Pentagon as Beacons Are Lit for the Military-Industrial Complex

President Biden’s beacon has been deflected to the rugged trails of aggression, Brian Cloughley writes.

January 26, 2021
The Dragon Has Woken and Washington Should Engage With It

There is no need for cringing appeasement, but aggressive toughness will lead only to disaster, Brian Cloughley writes.

January 19, 2021
The Storms Before the Possible Calm

The storms are not yet over, but it seems that Biden may eventually be able to restore calm to a divided nation, Brian Cloughley writes.

January 12, 2021
From Revolution to Confrontation — Washington Leads the Way

A depressing amount of Washington’s foreign policy comes down to cash and the preferred route to commercial gain seems to involve hostility.

January 5, 2021
Biden, China and Russia

The big question concern’s Biden’s intentions. Does he really consider that President Putin “has no soul” and is “the biggest threat” to America?

December 29, 2020
Covid-19, Brexit-21 and Dreadnought-28: The UK in Economic and Social Turmoil

Britain is in a parlous economic condition, and is suffering from social rupture of a viciousness unknown in recent history.

December 22, 2020
No Hope Ahead for Palestinians

Will Biden continue Trump’s support of Israel’s determination to eradicate the Palestinian people?