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‘Rule Britannia, Britannia Rule the Waves…’
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‘Rule Britannia, Britannia Rule the Waves…’
July 8, 2021

Eric S. MARGOLIS Time was when Britain’s mighty fleets ruled a quarter of the earth’s surface. I’ve been savoring the names of its dreadnaughts and battle cruisers like George V, Prince of Wales, Hood, Princess Royal, Iron Duke and scores […]

Britain Tries to Scale Up NATO Provocation in the Black Sea
July 6, 2021

Boris Johnson won’t achieve “Global Britain” by ordering military confrontation, but he may well achieve military escalation, Brian Cloughley writes.

Britain Tries to Scale Up NATO Provocation in the Black Sea
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What Happened in the Black Sea Off Crimea?
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What Happened in the Black Sea Off Crimea?
June 30, 2021

On June 23, 2021 HMS Defender entered Russia’s territorial waters and sailed some 12 miles (19km) off Crimea’s coast. The peninsula is not recognized by the United Kingdom as Russian land and London believes it to be illegally occupied Ukrainian territory. A BBC correspondent was on board the navy ship and his version of what happened is different from official accounts of both Britain and Russia.

War… It’s Just a Shot Away as Brits Provoke Russia
June 24, 2021

It sounds almost incredible that a war situation was only a shot away in such a grim face-off between NATO member Britain and Russia.

War… It’s Just a Shot Away as Brits Provoke Russia
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As British Warships Deploy to Black Sea, Putin Warns of Red Lines
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As British Warships Deploy to Black Sea, Putin Warns of Red Lines
April 22, 2021

The British are being told that they cannot just sail their warships into the Black Sea and rattle their sabers in Russia’s face. Putin is telling the Brits and anyone else not to even think about getting that close.

Britain’s Nuclear Weapons: Money for Nothing
October 27, 2020

Britain would be well advised to refrain from spending billions on a new set of nuclear toys and commit its resources to betterment of its citizens.

Britain’s Nuclear Weapons: Money for Nothing
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Deluded Britain Rows in Behind U.S. Gunboat Diplomacy on China
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Deluded Britain Rows in Behind U.S. Gunboat Diplomacy on China
July 15, 2020

Britannia no longer can afford the pretense of ruling the seas, never mind serving as cannon fodder for Uncle Sam in a reckless imperialist showdown.

China Slaps Britain: You Can’t Afford Hostility
September 13, 2019

China gave Britain a stern warning this week that any naval maneuvers conducted with the US near its declared territories in the South China Sea will be met with a military response.

China Slaps Britain: You Can’t Afford Hostility
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