Category Archives: Iraq

Torture “now routine”

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  22 October 2012 It is becoming increasingly evident that torture is now routinely used by the … Continue reading

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“No human rights on battlefield”

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  20 October 2012 British soldiers who die or are injured in action cannot sue their government … Continue reading

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Bugsplat

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  10 October 2012 BUGSPLAT Bugsplat: that is the quaint terminology reportedly used by US troops to … Continue reading

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Cherry blossom

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.   31 March 2012 Cherry blossom, haikus and the temples of Kyoto – this is the stereotypical … Continue reading

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Fahrenheit 451

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.    24 February 2012 NOT SO FRIENDLY FIRE IN AFGHANISTAN A soldier from the Afghan army, … Continue reading

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War and the USA

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.   15 February 2012 We continue the process – started on 30 January 2012 – of publishing … Continue reading

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Obama shoots from the hip: no more wars

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  11 January 2012 The least convincing forecast in the history of politico-military predictions appeared in an … Continue reading

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Quills and cutlasses

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.      10 January 2002     “The pen is mightier than the sword.”   Not, … Continue reading

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Lessons from Mencius for Warring States

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  Antigone1984.com                                                                             Paris, 1 January 2012 WARRING STATES       We begin the year 2012 with … Continue reading

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Cannon fodder and military ethics

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  CANNON FODDER AND MILITARY ETHICS “The best men are no more fitted to be soldiers than … Continue reading

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