Monthly Archives: February 2016

Trident: How the banks have their fingers on the button

THE debate surrounding the renewal of the Trident nuclear ‘deterrent’ is a perpetual one that never appears to be out of the news in some way. CommonSpace columnist Steve Topple investigates the finance behind nuclear weapons Take last week. On … Continue reading

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Blair’s lethal lies over Iraq exposed: Devastating book reveals ex-PM repeatedly deceived Cabinet and cost lives by refusing to let top brass order vital kit

Explosive book reveals Mr Blair decided early in 2002 on ‘regime change’ He froze out top military and Cabinet officials over Saddam Hussein plan Top brass were refused permission to properly prepare for the Iraq War British soldiers died because … Continue reading

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Trident whistle-blower says ‘all it takes is a fake ID’ to access UK’s nuclear weapons systems

William McNeilly raised several security concerns about Britain’s nuclear weapons systems, including missing IDs and unchecked bags. A Trident nuclear submarine at Faslane Naval base Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images A former Royal navy submarine engineer turned Trident whistle-blower has alleged … Continue reading

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David Cameron boasts of ‘brilliant’ UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia

PM talks of government role in selling BAE defence equipment as EU parliament votes for arms embargo on country. David Cameron has boasted of his efforts to help sell “brilliant things” such as Eurofighter Typhoons to Saudi Arabia on the … Continue reading

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European Parliament votes for EU-wide arms export embargo against Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has been accused of bombing civilians with European-made equipment during in its war in Yemen. Saudi Arabian special forces stand in front of a picture of the country’s Interior minister Mohammed bin Nayef Getty Images The European Parliament … Continue reading

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Back to Iraq: US Military Contractors Return In Droves

Behind the president’s directive to ‘accelerate’ the counter-ISIS campaign came a surge in the number of contractors assisting in the campaign against ISIS. The number of private contractors working for the U.S. Defense Department in Iraq grew eight-fold over the … Continue reading

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Tony Blair must face trial for war crimes over ‘illegal’ Iraq invasion, says Jeremy Corbyn

TONY BLAIR should stand trial for war crimes over the invasion of Iraq, the frontrunner in the Labour leadership said. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair and Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn claimed the 2003 conflict was an “illegal … Continue reading

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Hackers trace ISIS Twitter accounts back to internet addresses linked to Department of Work and Pensions

Teenage computer experts unveil astonishing web of unpublicised interactions linking extremist social media mouthpieces to the British government. Hackers trace ISIS Twitter accounts back to internet addresses linked to  Department of Work and Pensions. Cyberwar: ISIS has been locked in … Continue reading

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Members of The Scottish Resistance group ask the police to look into war crimes.

I would like more people to do the same thing. Video worth watching Kellogg-Briand Pact 1928   Art 1 Art 2 Art 3   Treaty between the United States and other Powers providing for the renunciation of war as an … Continue reading

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Historical anti-war protest in London: 15 Feb 2003

Two million protested in London on February 15, 2003, amid global demonstrations comprising the biggest protest event in world history. As Channel 4 News reported, the war was “historically unpopular” and the “mother of all focus groups” had descended on … Continue reading

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