Covid-19 and the UK Military

What is the UK military's involvement in the response to the Covid-19 pandemic so far?

Book Review: Keenie Meenie: The British Mercenaries Who Got Away with War Crimes

Joe Glenton reviews this explosive account of a secret group of mercenaries based on newly declassified documents.

Boris Johnson’s government and the military: a look ahead at 2020

Britain is just over a week into the new government’s tenure.  What this means in the long term is hard to say but critical voices will be needed. For ForcesWatch, this means questioning the government on how they will...

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#GE2019: security & defence

A potted analysis of existing positions and manifesto pledges of Labour, the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats, the major nationalist parties and the Greens.

Militarism, War and Resistance:
Lowkey in conversation with Maya Evans and Joe Glenton

This podcast was recorded at an event with renowned political hip-hop artist Lowkey, anti-war activist Maya Evans and author and former soldier Joe Glenton. We talked about war, militarism, the current political climate, and our hopes and prospects for the future.

A new film about recent militarism and the battle for the hearts and minds of young people in the UK. The film follows the stories of Ben Griffin, former SAS soldier and founder of Veterans for Peace UK, and Quaker activist Sam Walton, and features the work of ForcesWatch and partner organisations.

See here for screenings and how to organise one. See war.school.

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Should the armed forces encourage young people to interact with weapons and military vehicles?

We explore why this is happening, is it right and how can it be challenged?

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Listen to the first episodes of our Warrior Nation podcast and see more details here.

We have created a petition for world leaders and the UN General Assembly to take decisive action towards reducing military spending! You can sign it here: https://t.co/lU6IlcVoaL

We are supporting @INQUEST_ORG, @WIP_live and many others calling on the government to immediately reduce the number of people in prison, young offender institutions, secure training centres and immigration detention settings https://t.co/WUI8qUaAa0

Yemen's "healthcare system was targeted at least 120 times by all warring parties in the first three & half years of the war.

Imagine the UK’s doctors and nurses, on the frontline of treating coronavirus, being bombed while they work."

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