British army

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UK trained military of 15 countries with poor human rights records
Campaigners seek inquiry into whether skills gained in UK were used to commit abuses in countries such as Bahrain, China and Saudi Arabia

Diane Taylor

17, Jan, 2021 @6:25 PM

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British army recruits rise as Covid seems to act as 'rallying cry'
Promise of secure career and chance to help out with UK testing and vaccines may be behind rise

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

07, Jan, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Our military might hampered by snow | Letter
Letter: Prof Keith Hayward recalls evaluating the MoD’s use of airships in Northern Ireland in the 1990s


11, Dec, 2020 @4:20 PM

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ICC abandons inquiry into alleged British war crimes in Iraq
Prosecutor says, however, there is ‘reasonable basis to believe’ atrocities may have been committed

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

09, Dec, 2020 @5:44 PM

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UK starts deployment of 300 troops to Mali as part of UN mission
UK forces join 56 other countries in Minusma peacekeeping mission

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

03, Dec, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Fijian British army veterans lose court battle to remain in UK
Judge tells eight who served in Iraq and Afghanistan that courts not concerned with misadministration

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

01, Dec, 2020 @6:19 PM

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Australia is reckoning with its war crimes allegations. Now the UK must step up | Frank Ledwidge
The Brereton report, which details alleged special forces crimes in Afghanistan, has implications for British personnel too, says barrister and former military officer Frank Ledwidge

Frank Ledwidge

23, Nov, 2020 @12:36 PM

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Remembrance Day is an exercise in collective amnesia | Samuel Earle
War is the domain of tragedy and chance, not of reassuring, patriotic stories – as my Red Army grandfather well understood, says the writer Samuel Earle

Samuel Earle

08, Nov, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Norman Thrower obituary
Other lives: Pioneering cartographer and geography professor who developed new 3D mapping techniques

Robert Kerr

25, Oct, 2020 @5:19 PM

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Starmer's 'abstentionism' treads a fine line between election viability and party unity | Sienna Rodgers
The Labour leader seeks to convince voters his party can be trusted – without sparking a rebellion from leftwing MPs, says LabourList editor Sienna Rodgers

Sienna Rodgers

20, Oct, 2020 @4:39 PM

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British Legion boss clashes with minister on overseas operations bill
Head of charity in standoff with Johnny Mercer over bill’s treatment of military veterans

Dan Sabbagh

09, Oct, 2020 @1:43 PM

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Three Labour MPs lose roles after voting against overseas operations bill
Defence secretary Ben Wallace says bill is needed because of Labour’s ‘illegal wars’

Dan Sabbagh and Heather Stewart

23, Sep, 2020 @9:59 PM

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