The UK’s 83 military interventions around the world since 1945

The British military has used or threatened to use military force much more in the postwar world than is conventionally remembered or believed. Declassified has documented 83 interventions by the UK armed forces since 1945, in 47 different countries. The most striking of the British uses of force have been the overt invasions or armed […]

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Palestine Action activists at Elbit’s factory in Shenstone this January. (Photo: Guy Smallman / Getty)

Why we’re trying to shut down Israel’s arms factories in Britain

Whilst a storm was brewing in the spring of 2020, a dozen activists met in a rural village in England to plan the launch of Palestine Action. It seemed like a sign that the river close by burst its banks and threatened to flood our meeting place. Many of us already felt engulfed by a […]

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A British soldier guards Palestinian prisoners in Jerusalem, 1938 (Photo: Fox Photos / Getty)

Britain is ensuring the death of a Palestinian state

Britain today is a secondary actor in the international arena and its ability to influence the so-called peace process in Israel and Palestine is limited. It cannot be considered a significant contributor to efforts to find a solution to Israel’s continued colonisation and occupation of Palestine.  Yet Britain bears massive historical responsibility for the situation […]

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UK spends millions training security forces to control Palestinians in West Bank and Lebanon

British aid projects supporting Palestinian security forces appear to be as much about helping to stop threats to Israel, the occupying power, as they are about enhancing Palestinian state-building.

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How the UK military supports Israel’s combat operations against Palestinians

As violence escalates in Israel and Palestine, we take readers through the expanding military relationship between the UK and Israel, which has been erased by the British media. The deepening alliance involves UK military training of Israel for combat, joint exercises, arms deals, as well as intelligence cooperation.

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