Chuck Hagel made a pig’s ear of his Senate confirmation hearing. Time to call Donald Duck
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Anders Breivik’s trial is over. The prosecution regards him as mad but the defence sees him as quite sane. And that’s odd considering that he’s a total nutter.
Adam Lovejoy writes: U.S. President, Barack Obama, was absolutely right to scrap the anti-missile shield, the European based Star Wars system, that was intended for deployment in Poland and the Czech Republic to counter the so-called ‘missile threat’ from Iran. It was a stupid idea in the first place, and it came from the Bush Administration that has managed to create so much tension around the world that it would probably be a good idea to reappraise all of its [...]
(By Christopher Lee.) Former Lib Dem leader, Sir Menzies Campbell, has produced a timely report suggesting that the military covenant – an agreement between the armed forces and society – could be broken irreparably. Campbell touches upon a subject about which we should all care deeply. If asked, we’re all for supporting sailors, soldiers and airmen and women. We may not agree that they should have been sent to Iraq or Afghanistan, but we support them as service men and [...]