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Why is the UK going to Mali?

In one of her last acts as British Defence Secretary, Penny Mordaunt announced 250 troops will be deployed to support the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, but for this to be effective it needs better strategic thinking about the UK’s offer to its partners in the Sahel and the African continent.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

WarPod Episode #6 | Views from Inside Westminster

Liam Walpole is joined, on location at Portcullis House, by three past and present parliamentary researchers to discuss the future of UK defence and foreign policy.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

Peacekeeping and Civilian Protection: An Interview with Conor Foley

Humanitarian aid worker Conor Foley discusses the nature and extent of United Nations peacekeepers' obligations to protect civilians.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

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