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There have been real achievements in Afghanistan, but leaving puts them at risk

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Now is an appropriate juncture to push back against fatalism and despair and protect our achievements for the future.

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Violence in Libya: a by-product of NATO irresponsibility

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The West helped topple Gaddafi but failed in its duty to the Libyan people in the aftermath.

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Syria (still) needs a no-fly-zone

A No-Fly Zone is not a solution to the conflict, but it is a proven means to restrict the killing.

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Trident: Time for Des Browne and others to follow the logic

It is time for Des Browne and others to follow the logic on Trident, writes Kate Hudson, general secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).

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NATO ‘on message’ on Afghanistan – but what does the message mean?

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells us we are near the end of our mission in Afghanistan, but are we really?

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Salmondshambles: “Barefaced liar” Alex Salmond suffers “darkest day” as first minister

Ed Jacobs reports on Alex Salmond’s “darkest day” since coming to power, branded a “barefaced liar” by Scottish Labour after a series of gaffes and falsehoods.

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SNP resignations leave Salmond with majority of one

Highland and Islands MSPs John Finnie & Jean Urquhart have announced they have quit the Scottish National Party over Alex Salmond’s decision not to leave NATO.

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SNP NATO split: “The political ghost of Tony Blair rises up and shakes them by the hand”

Ed Jacobs reports on the NATO split at the SNP conference.

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‘Green on Blue': The hidden enemy

TweetAfter a spate of green on blue attacks, attacks by uniformed Afghan police on NATO forces, NATO has announced that they are scaling back joint operations. This development goes to the very heart of the problems facing the future of NATO’s mission in Afghanistan. With departure marked for 2014, a mere two years away, delivering […]

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The military campaign in Afghanistan cannot save the West from long-term strategic failure

As the NATO summit on Afghanistan approaches, former infantry officer Patrick Bury addresses the imminent strategic failure of an unpopular war.

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