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The Case For A Public Enquiry On The War In Libya

Published in the Huffington Post, 26 September 2016

The case for holding a public enquiry into the British military intervention in Libya is now surely overwhelming. 934 more words

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Britain And The Military Rulers Of Egypt - Another Extraordinary Special Relationship

Mark Curtis

Published in the Huffington Post, 13 September 2016

Britain has struck a new special relationship with the military rulers of Egypt which is as deep as it is worrying. 1,364 more words

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Britain’s Collaboration with pro-Jihadist Forces in Kosovo

This is an edited extract from Secret Affairs: Britain’s Collusion with Radical Islam

Mark Curtis

In British mainstream commentary, the 1999 NATO bombing campaign against Slobodan Milosevic’s Yugoslavia is seen as a ‘humanitarian intervention’. 3,108 more words

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Is the UK helping to fuel the Syrian conflict? Interview with Oxfam’s Andy Baker

Is the UK helping to fuel the Syrian conflict? Interview with Oxfam’s Andy Baker
by Ian Sinclair

Open Democracy
19 August 2016

According to news reports… 955 more words

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Overthrowing Qadafi in Libya: Britain's Islamist Boots on the Ground

An extract from Secret Affairs: Britain’s Collusion with Radical Islam, by Mark Curtis

Britain’s willingness to work with Islamist forces has been evident in Libya, where it took a brutal civil war between armed opposition forces and remnants of the regime to overthrow Libyan ruler, Muammar Qadafi, who was killed in October 2011. 2,251 more words

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We Know About The Lies Over Iraq But What About Syria?

Huffington Post, 22 August 2016

British wars abroad have two enemies. First, the official enemy, portrayed as a monster whom we always battle with noble intentions. 943 more words

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Britain’s Dangerous and Ignored Special Relationship With Oman

Published in the Huffington Post, 11 August 2016

Mark Curtis

Outside significant mainstream media coverage, Britain is stepping up its support for the dictatorships in the Arabian Gulf and its ability to conduct military interventions in the Middle East. 1,034 more words

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