Monthly Archives: May 2015

Six degrees of impunity

Background: ‘mega-poaching’ relates to ivory and rhino-horn and the Central African Republic (CAR) is the ‘frontline’. Dispatch No.4  from the CAR outlines how text-book ideas of conflict and poaching are thrown ‘out of the window’ and moral relativity is the … Continue reading

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‘Green’ defence policy: reflections (1)

What would a ‘green’ defence policy look like? Indeed is such a programme realistic at all; or is it just a rebooting of existing and old concepts with a modern twist? As someone said: ‘green’ defence is just Trident with … Continue reading

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