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Iraq War

  • 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 […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 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 […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 2nd Feb'15 11
  • Afghanistan
    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 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 […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 21st Jun'13 16
  • Iraq War
    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 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 […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 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 […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 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 […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 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 […]

    By Bella Caledonia Webguy 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 […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 14th Sep'11 17
  • Afghanistan
    By Bella Caledonia Editor 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 […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 21st Dec'10 0
  • International

    A Foreign Policy for Scotland

    This is the speech on foreign policy to the Scottish Independence Convention conference on 7 November 2010 at the National Piping Centre in Glasgow The […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 28th Nov'10 11
  • Civil Liberties

    Educating Tom

    Poor old Tom Harris has this week been branding anyone questioning the death of David Kelly a conspiracist and a nutter, the assumption being that […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 16th Aug'10 10
  • General Election 2010

    Three Questions

    In our instant poll of polls our readers concluded: 33% thought the live TV debate was an insult to the people of Scotland and Wales, […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 23rd Apr'10 0

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