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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.

More military ethos in schools

Schools Week report on the government's continuing attempts to instill more military ethos in schools.

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?

Listen to our new podcast!

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

Mass surveillance UK agency GCHQ is operating in primary schools all over Gloucestershire.

@declassifiedUK will reveal what they are doing very soon. https://t.co/EK8byqEpkl

If you are free at the end March - a great looking conference by @Medact looking at the connections between #climatejustice #migration #economic #insecurity and #peace & #security.

Your ears need to hear @Caatuk's Siana Bangura in conversation with @dED_ucation's Mel & Jin!
https://t.co/x9i0ezmkDt
@LS4Yemen @WiB_London @vfpuk @ForcesWatch @londoncaat @HuddsQuakers @nfpb1

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