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Armed Forces

What they don’t tell you in school

Mental health and the military


More power than we know

It’s time to celebrate how the peace movement has managed to limit British inverventions from Afghanistan to Syria


The militarisation of the EU

Chris Venables details militarism's corruption of the European project


Rory Fanning, Worth Fighting For: An Army Ranger’s Journey Out of the Military and Across America

Haymarket Books, 2014; 230pp; £12.99



Dissenters in the ranks


Roouminations ...

What's (not) being cut

In June, more than 4,000 British military personnel received redundancy notices (of which about a third are compulsory) in the largest single reduction in the last 20 years.

Veterans for peace

New UK group is launched.


MoD cut

At the end of November, the Daily Telegraph learned that the British ministry of defence (MoD) had increased the number of soldiers due to be cut from the army from 7,000 to 16,500 by April 2015.