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Britain’s Nuclear Deterrent, 2022

Ben Wallace’s1 belief in Britain as a global military power is reflected in his justification for nuclear weapons. “It is vital for our national security and your safety that the UK continues to be an independent global actor, able to … Continue reading

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Theresa May: an unlucky political general

“I know he’s a good general, but is he lucky?” Napoleon Early evidence suggested that Theresa May was a lucky political general. Political accidents fell in place in exactly the right order for her to emerge as Prime Minister in … Continue reading

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The Ricardian Curse, Margaret Thatcher and North Sea Oil

Introduction Liz Truss hero worships Margaret Thatcher and emulated her when she too became prime minister in September 2022. Truss wrecked the UK economy in 48 hours of economic insanity. Margaret Thatcher wrecked the UK economy over a much longer … Continue reading

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