February 2, 2013

Britain in a State of Deep Moral Decline

Gerry Hassan, The Scotsman

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Whatever we choose to do, central to our considerations is recognising the nature of the UK. It has always been, as The Economist recently observed, a “warrior state”. Since 1945, the number of years British armed forces have not been deployed in active combat has been a mere one, 1968, the gap between the Aden military adventure and the onset of the Northern Ireland “Troubles”.

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