Category Archives: War

Jeremy Corbyn raised tough questions about terrorism. But there’s one nobody wants to ask

It takes a brave politician to raise awkward questions about the wider causes of terrorism. Such as Britain’s chaotic foreign interventions in Libya and the lessons not learned. And Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn did just that on 26 May. … Continue reading

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British jet fighters aiding Kurdish forces in Syria may impact on UK trial of ‘anti-terrorist fighter’

The British government is now deploying Tornado fighter jets to directly assist anti-terrorist ground forces in northern Syria. In the US, meanwhile, Donald Trump has signed an order to arm those same forces. And both of these developments could directly influence the … Continue reading

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The UK trial of this ‘anti-terrorist fighter’ could see even journalists criminalised

Bristolian Josh Walker faces terrorism charges, even though he has allegedly fought against terrorism. And his case could affect not only others like him, but also journalists and researchers. After his return from Syria, police told Walker that he faces charges under Section 58 … Continue reading

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US condemns Turkey for its bombing of Coalition partners fighting ISIS

After NATO member Turkey bombed anti-terrorist ground forces in Syria and Iraq on 25 April, the US Department of State released a statement of condemnation. This was a public dressing down. But so far, it appears to have had little impact. To read more … Continue reading

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Theresa May’s friend just did ISIS a huge favour by bombing their opponents

In the early hours of 25 April 2017, Turkish jet fighters reportedly bombed the headquarters of the front-line troops fighting Daesh (Isis/Isil). This came only weeks after the latest arms deal secured by British Prime Minister Theresa May with Turkey’s … Continue reading

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The Tory dirty tricks department goes nuclear, with a little help from the BBC

Faced with a real socialist alternative, the Conservative Party is deploying its dirty-tricks armoury with all guns blazing. And the media is colluding all the way. On Sunday 23 April, the BBC‘s Andrew Marr Show conducted an interview with Labour leader … Continue reading

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Explosive BBC documentary on the IRA and British intelligence left out crucial details

A BBC Panorama documentary broadcast on 11 April found evidence of collusion between army intelligence and MI5 around the execution of dozens of alleged IRA informers. And if it was not for a decades-long cover up, British intelligence and republican politicians would … Continue reading

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