Tag: Military

Imperialism International

The new scramble for Africa

Failing to see the irony, the Government and Fianna Fáil voted—on World Refugee Day, of all days!—to send fourteen members of the army’s Ranger Wing (Ireland’s SAS) to war in Mali.
The minister for defence, Paul Kehoe, told the Dáil that the country was a victim of “terrorism,” and we must play our part.
Mali is not just some poor country plagued by “terrorism.” It’s worse: it’s a poor country plagued by imperialism.

Letters

LETTERS – Stop the Bray War Show!

Dear editor, The “Stop the Bray War Show” campaign is very concerned about the Bray Air Display, due to take place on 27 and 28 July 2019. The campaign has no objection to an air show that does not include military aircraft. However, the Bray Air Display, as it is […]