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No compromise as govt pushes ahead with secret courts

No compromise as govt pushes ahead with secret courts | Politics of the United Kingdom | Scoop.it
The government has been accused of arrogantly ignoring Lords amendments to the secret courts bill, as it tries to push the legislation through parliament.
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Viewpoints: Future of the British army

Viewpoints: Future of the British army | Politics of the United Kingdom | Scoop.it
In the light of the British army's restructuring, and of possible emerging threats to the UK, we asked prominent defence experts for their views on what the future holds for the Army.
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Uk Defence cuts continue to be contradicted by an expansionary foreign policy. This article highlights the different viewpoints on the UK's defence cuts, but overall highlights the general consensus that as David Cameron looks to expand British intervention in North Africa, he must look to slowing or even halting cuts within the MOD.

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The hand of history

The hand of history | Politics of the United Kingdom | Scoop.it
IN 2003 Tony Blair’s efforts to drag Britain into “the heart of Europe” hit the buffers. His chancellor of the exchequer, Gordon Brown, blocked the then prime...
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Very big scoop here. This is an absolutely crucial read for anyone interested in the United Kingdoms rather flawed relationship with the EU. Excellent article.

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