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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November 30, 2021
Too Many Governments Have No Sympathy for Destitute, Despairing Refugees

The world is at risk of having future generations suffering from routine endorsement of governments devoid of decency, morality and simple humanity.

November 23, 2021
Refugees, Coal and Conflict in Europe

Refugees must be treated with compassion and coal-mining phased out. And conflict must be avoided, Brian Cloughley writes.

November 16, 2021
Will the Military Industrial Complex Permit Good Relations Between the U.S. and China?

The world would benefit enormously if Joe Biden terminated its ascent by coming to terms with China and Russia, Brian Cloughley writes.

November 9, 2021
The Middle East Powder Keg

The Middle East powder keg will affect us all when that final spark ignites it, Brian Cloughley writes.

November 2, 2021
Washington Breaks International Law With Impunity but Forgets the Blowback Factor

Biden may believe that drone strikes contribute to justice and peace, but the effects of these atrocities on the wider world cannot be calculated.

October 26, 2021
The U.S. and NATO Step Up Military Pressure Along Russia’s Borders

U.S.-Nato military confrontation will continue along Russia’s borders with the aim of provoking Russia to take action, which is a very dangerous policy.

October 19, 2021
Washington Wants to Conquer by Dividing

Biden and his hawks should pause to think where they’re trying to take the world, and consider an approach that could lead to compromise.

October 12, 2021
Nuclear Weapons and Europe

U.S. deployment of nuclear strike aircraft to the UK signals to continental Europe that planning for nuclear war against Russia is accelerating.

October 5, 2021
Britain’s Johnson Tries to Roam the Globe

Britain isn’t flourishing, and Johnson’s silly pretensions in that regard are only lowering the UK’s standing even further — all round the globe.

September 28, 2021
Nuclear Weapons Must Not Be Permitted in the Middle East

The U.S. should do everything it can to ensure that the Middle East is a nuclear weapons-free zone, Brian Cloughley writes.