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The Defence Secretary says that opposing war in Afghanistan is "defeatism"
My growing concerns over Dave's new "favourite thinker"
Britain should follow Canada's lead and set a date for withdrawal from Afghanistan. It is time we accepted that we are losing this war.
I’d take Helmand over Westminster any day
. . . on MPs’ wages, Sunday newspapers and being too soft on oldies
Whitehall needs a new Securities Department that will deal
with the growing threats beyond terrorism
As governments dither over financial reforms, the bankers who caused the credit crunch are stashing away new fortunes
The Guardian has played into the Tories' hands by threatening to close the Observer
A series of disturbing revelations suggests that collusion and complicity in torture may be the darkest legacy of Britain's involvement in the "war on terror".
Economics research is on the side of the "literally bonkers" Harriet Harman
. . . on a legal muddle, ranting historians and the wretched Rantzen
There is increasing anxiety within the Obama administration over the foreign policy of Cameron, a man the US President dismissed as all "sizzle" and no substance
The radical works which can make sense of these extraordinary times
Clarkson has more input into current Tory thinking than most members of the shadow cabinet