Tag Archives: NATO

Government must clarify its use of CJTF

Our Government tends to adapt terminology from various sources in an attempt to sound good and sadly they often achieve nothing as a result. To clarify the term ‘task force’ which the Home Office seems to like using, NATO defined … Continue reading

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After the EU, UNESCO then the UN and NATO and then where next?

The decision by our International Development Minister to publicly state her desire to withdraw us from the United Nations agency UNESCO should raise all sorts of concerns amongst the nation that created UNESCO and which has benefited enormously from it … Continue reading

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A belated Happy Birthday

The discovery that one has missed a significant Birthday is always a bit disappointing, especially if it is a Birthday ending in 0. Yesterday was the 130th Birthday of a chap called Robert Schuman. He is seen as the founder … Continue reading

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Can we really handle sovereignty?

In the film ‘A few Good Men’ Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise taunt one another about the truth and whether those of us outside the senior ranks of the military can handle it. Nicholson as a senior Officer claims we … Continue reading

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How to respond to Kunduz

I wrote on Sunday calling on the Government as a key member of NATO to demand a response from the American Government following the terrible bombing raid on the MSF Hospital in Kunduz. A location that both American and Afghan … Continue reading

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