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The Militarisation of Defence

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The Defence White Paper assumes an aggressive posture and receives unprecedented funding



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Afghanistan: Gift or Grand Conceit?

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It is beyond most Westerners to understand today how offers of democracy are really much more than this: there is a widespread incapacity to grasp the social assumptions embedded in our ‘gifts’ writes John Hinkson