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Iraq War

  • Iraq War
    19th May'16 2
  • Iraq War

    The Definition of This

    Last year a damning report by the Children’s Commissioners for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland warned that rising levels of child poverty require “urgent […]

    Annie Mackay 25th Jan'16 6
  • Iraq War

    Chilcot and the Powell Memo

    The Iraq inquiry headed by Sir John Chilcot has already lasted six years and cost £10million. A source close to the inquiry told us all […]

    Mike Small 18th Oct'15 22
  • Commentary

    A Letter from Kurdistan

    Alex Poppe writes of her experiences in Kurdistan, Iraq where she taught English, on the alienation and social exclusion that leads to radicalisation. Just know […]

    2nd Feb'15 11
  • Afghanistan
    Mike Small 20th Dec'13 2
  • International

    Johnny Foreigners

    Calm down dear, nobody’s going to be foreign. I’ve been struck over the years, but especially recently, that the No campaign’s “Solidarity” argument is as […]

    Alyn Smith 21st Jun'13 16
  • Iraq War
    George Gunn 20th Mar'13 3
  • Human Rights

    The Psychopathy of War

    The day after it was revealed how MI6 and the CIA were told through secret channels by Saddam Hussein’s foreign minister and his head of […]

    20th Mar'13 2
  • Iraq War

    War Weary

    “The most cynical thing I have ever seen” The Labour Party was uncomfortable debating the looming invasion of Iraq in the Scottish Parliament ten years […]

    Jamie Maxwell 19th Mar'13 3
  • Iraq War

    Ten Years On

    “This conflict is not yet history. It is entrenched and pervasive. In major regions of the country armed violence continues to exact a remorseless toll […]

    Mike Small 18th Mar'13 2
  • Afghanistan

    War Baby

    Great post by Gerry Hassan (‘Lessons from Anzio: Scots do not need to cling to the wreckage of Britain‘) which chimes with part of Jamie […]

    Gerry Hassan 4th Feb'13 2
  • Afghanistan

    Red White and Blue Labour

    Just as Brown materialised in fits and starts out of the glaur, Scottish Labour seems to be appearing like some sort of political miasma drifting […]

    Mike Small 14th Sep'11 17
  • Afghanistan
    Mike Small 17th Jan'11 4
  • Afghanistan

    The Ethical Governor

    This from John Butler a Glasgow based digital animator. John is fascinated by ‘the long war’ between humans and finance, which he sees today as people battle with […]

    Mike Small 21st Dec'10 0

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