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Is self-determination negotiable?

Those campaigning for the UK to remain in the EU have recently focused attention way beyond the areas in which David Cameron sought to renegotiate the terms of our membership. They are peddling a contentious security narrative based on the … Continue reading

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NATO war crime in Libya?

On 22 July 2011, NATO warplanes attacked a pipe-production plant at Brega in Libya as part of the coalition operation against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s regime. Four days later, during a press conference, a NATO colonel insisted that pro-Gaddafi forces were … Continue reading

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Blurred vision

In March, President Barack Obama, along with other western leaders and mainstream western media outlets, claimed that intervention was necessary to prevent a bloodbath in Benghazi, Libya’s second-largest city. Human Rights Watch, an international non-governmental organisation, subsequently contradicted this appraisal … Continue reading

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