John Bew essay on the Chilcot Report

John Bew essay on the Chilcot Report

At 2.6 million words, and seven years in the making, there is no question that the Chilcot Report is comprehensive, if not quite the final word on British involvement in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.[8] In one sense, it is an antidote to some of the wilder conspiracy...
The role of intervention in future UK foreign policy

The role of intervention in future UK foreign policy

The role of intervention in future UK foreign policy:  Dr John Bew previews an upcoming Policy Exchange paper co-authored by Tom Tugendhat MP and the late Jo Cox MP Britain in the World project at Policy Exchange was launched at the end of March 2016, in order to...
A soldier’s deadliest enemy will soon be a judge

A soldier’s deadliest enemy will soon be a judge

Britain’s armed forces have often faced multiple enemies. Over the past decade this combination of threats has proliferated. But the most serious opponent — the one that could paralyse our military capability and leave us weakened — is the most unexpected: judicial...