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Blitz and Destroy and Move on – Leaving Chaos and Refugees
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Blitz and Destroy and Move on – Leaving Chaos and Refugees
October 22, 2019

In spite of the destruction of entire counties by US invasions, citizens are still raring to go to war, poll says.

A Taste of Their Own Medicine: the Politicians Who Robbed Iranians and Libyans Fear the Same for Brexit Britain
September 21, 2019

Despite government claims to the contrary; Operation Yellowhammer was not a worst-case scenario but contingency plans for likely outcomes of a no-deal Brexit.

A Taste of Their Own Medicine: the Politicians Who Robbed Iranians and Libyans Fear the Same for Brexit Britain
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Two Opposite Ways of Interpreting Wars and International Relations
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Two Opposite Ways of Interpreting Wars and International Relations
September 7, 2019

In the US-and-allied nations, the standard way of interpreting wars and international relations is archetypally exemplified by the internationally respected award-winning American war-journalist Marie Colvin.

The Increasingly Complicated Game of Libya Chequers Pitches Old Enemies Against One Another – Plus New Ones
May 1, 2019

Haftar’s failure to take Tripoli might be a relief to the Moroccan King who might unwittingly be at the centre of a solution to a proxy war unfolding.

The Increasingly Complicated Game of Libya Chequers Pitches Old Enemies Against One Another – Plus New Ones
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Tectonic Shift in North Africa Puts Washington in Passenger’s Seat
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Tectonic Shift in North Africa Puts Washington in Passenger’s Seat
April 30, 2019

The Trump administration is clearly a spectator to the rapidly unfolding changes in North Africa. The winds of change across the Sahel and Maghreb regions are also beginning to be felt further south in sub-Saharan Africa.

Why the Gulf States Are So Edgy
April 15, 2019

The Gulf grandees have a right to be edgy, Alastair Crooke writes. They can see that Trump’s ‘war hawks’ are intent on cornering, pressurising and provoking Iran.

Why the Gulf States Are So Edgy
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Rogue State? – Britain Railing Against International Norms and Laws
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Rogue State? – Britain Railing Against International Norms and Laws
April 14, 2019

Leaving aside Britain’s past, most particularly that of empire, the country is not just continually moving towards authoritarianism it is beginning to demonstrate all the early signs of a rogue state.

Libya Is Our Regime Change Nightmare
April 10, 2019

Whatever the outcome of the latest battle, the continuation of the war is certain to deepen the misery of Libya’s civilian population. Eight years later, Libya is still living with the instability and violence that resulted from US-backed regime change made possible by Western intervention.

Libya Is Our Regime Change Nightmare
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