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War. What fun!

More air strikes. America attacks. Britain and France meekly follow Trump’s lead. Britain’s four RAF Tornados may not be the biggest part of the initiative, but it means we’re metooing. Most of the public discourse is about surface isssues: who … Continue reading

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If we had a civil war, would we want Syria to bomb us?

Should Britain go ahead with air strikes in Syria? The House of Commons is likely to vote on it soon. What divides us is our gut feelings and value judgements. Since our society is hopelessly bad at thinking through its … Continue reading

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