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January 05, 2023 SEASON 4 EPISODE 5Our host, Joe Glenton, talks to journalist Mark Curtis, founder and editor of Declassified UK, on the issue of reporting critically about British foreign policy and why think-tanks and the mainstream press help perpetuate a myth of Britain's role in the world.
Warrior Nation: Anti-establishment ethos: critiquing the military and foreign policyJanuary 2023
November 30, 2022 SEASON 4 EPISODE 3In this episode we speak with Hannah Wright, Queen Mary University of London, at how militarism and militarist assumptions infuse and shape security and foreign policy.
Warrior Nation podcast – Gentleman Bureaucrat Masculinity: liberal militarism and the civil serviceNovember 2022
November 3, 2022 SEASON 4 EPISODE 1With Richard Norton-Taylor who covered defence and security for The Guardian newspaper for over 40 years, reporting on everything from the Cold War to the 'War on Terror'.
Warrior Nation podcast – Dirty Secrets: the press and the militaryNovember 2022
The British military: protecting the Sultan of Brunei
With the stationing of British troops in Brunei, the UK government has a powerful hand to play in challenging the new anti-LGBTQ+ law imposed by the Sultan.
Warrior Nation: War, militarisation and British democracyJune 2018
This report explores how the 'Militarisation Offensive' which started in 2006 to improve public recognition and support for the armed forces failed to produce majority support for the war in Afghanistan but deepened the militarisation of British politics and society. Since 2006 the military have broken constitutional convention and made public attacks on politicians, leading to the most severe tensions in political-military relations since the Second World War.