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Posts Tagged ‘THREATS

STILL GOING ON ABOUT EUROPE

April 18, 2016

The papers yesterday reported some vigorous talk by Boris Johnson and Michael Gove in support of the OUT campaign. They rightly identified the approach of Cameron and Osborne as one based on fear. Do those two really think the nation will like that? Who do they think we are? But they might succeed if people […]

THREATS POST AFGHANISTAN

October 30, 2014

The October 27th papers gave substantial coverage to the end of British military involvement in Afghanistan. Some writers doubted the possibility of Britain ever again wanting to, or being capable of undertaking such a campaign. I felt called to consider my own attitude. I am conditioned, of course. When I was a young man significant […]