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Sustainable Security in the Trump Era

Paul Rogers 3 April 2017 Summary Despite considerable disarray continuing into its third month, the new US administration is showing more consistent, if not coherent, signs of how it will try to implement Donald Trump’s campaign proposals. In large part, … Continue reading

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Stop the War Coalition Newsletter 16 April 2017

Donald Trump is taking the world to the edge of war. His belligerent statements and provocative actions have created a frightening stand-off with nuclear-armed North Korea. This, combined with missile attacks on Syria and the mega-bomb drop on Afghanistan, signals … Continue reading

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War, Terrorism & Islamophobia: Breaking The Vicious Circle

 Written by Lindsey German, Stop the War Coalition, 24 March 2017 ‘We should not accept the argument that these sorts of attacks have anything to do with immigration’. The threat of Islamic terrorism requires a serious analytical response which cannot … Continue reading

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Catastrophic Coalition Bombings in Mosul

Stop the War Coalition Web: http://stopwar.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stopthewarcoalition Twitter: https://twitter.com/STWuk Newsletter – 31 March 2017 Catastrophic Coalition Bombings in Mosul The news this week of reportedly hundreds of civilians dead in Mosul as a result of US led bombing has … Continue reading

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Why We Shouldn’t Feel Too Optimistic If ISIS is Driven From Mosul

 by Patrick  Cockburn March 3, 2017 After Isis captured Mosul in June 2014, people in Baghdad waited in terror to see if its fighters would go on to storm the capital. There was very little to stop them as the … Continue reading

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The Harrowing Siege of Mosul

Stop the War Coalition Newsletter – 6 March 2017 Web: http://stopwar.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stopthewarcoalition Twitter: https://twitter.com/STWuk The “war on terror” rages on. Almost 14 years since Bush and Blair proclaimed the end of the Iraq War, that war-torn country remains one … Continue reading

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The UK and the Terror Threat

Paul Rogers 1 March 2017 Summary The recent statement from the UK’s new Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation that the terrorist threat to the country is at its highest level since the 1970s raises at least three crucial questions that … Continue reading

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Anti Racism and Anti Trump Summit on Saturday 18 February at Quaker Centre, Euston Road London

Main speakers Opening session included Paul Kenny from NUT noted Trump messages were a massive shift to sell US citizens a ‘Dream ticket’ to get elected as President but what happens when he fails to deliver? Trump told Palestine and … Continue reading

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York International Women’s Festival – Special Film Event

This year, the York City Screen is marking International Women’s Day in York with the screening of the acclaimed film 3000 Nights Director: Mai Masri [18] Starring: Maisa Abd Elhadi, Nadira Omran, Raida Adon, Rakeen Saad. The film will be … Continue reading

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Kabul Diary by Maya Evans February 12, 2017

Time has zipped by, and it’s nearly time for me to step off the APV roller coaster of community dynamics, border free center issues, the threat of bombs and the daily encounters with poverty and a general poor standard of … Continue reading

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