Brian Cloughley

British and Australian armies’ veteran, former deputy head of the UN military mission in Kashmir and Australian defense attaché in Pakistan

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January 4, 2022
Preparing for War, NATO Keeps the Propaganda Going

The US-NATO military alliance is preparing for war, and the western media are playing its game.

December 28, 2021
Missiles on the Doorstep and Impending Nuclear Winter

Nobody in their right mind would advocate what is called ‘first use’ of nuclear weapons.

December 21, 2021
Crimea Is Calm, Which Upsets Nato Because It Prefers Confrontation

Crimea continues to be calm and any move that could result in acceptance of the peaceful status quo will be either ignored or resisted.

December 14, 2021
The World Is Awash With Covid but Weapons’ Manufacturers Are Immune and the Money Rolls In

The money rolls in, but it is a strange and murky scene, Brian Cloughley writes.

December 7, 2021
Tanking to War

We can only hope that President Biden will ignore the war fanatics and agree that negotiation is preferable to confrontation.

November 30, 2021
Too Many Governments Have No Sympathy for Destitute, Despairing Refugees

The world is at risk of having future generations suffering from routine endorsement of governments devoid of decency, morality and simple humanity.

November 23, 2021
Refugees, Coal and Conflict in Europe

Refugees must be treated with compassion and coal-mining phased out. And conflict must be avoided, Brian Cloughley writes.

November 16, 2021
Will the Military Industrial Complex Permit Good Relations Between the U.S. and China?

The world would benefit enormously if Joe Biden terminated its ascent by coming to terms with China and Russia, Brian Cloughley writes.

November 9, 2021
The Middle East Powder Keg

The Middle East powder keg will affect us all when that final spark ignites it, Brian Cloughley writes.

November 2, 2021
Washington Breaks International Law With Impunity but Forgets the Blowback Factor

Biden may believe that drone strikes contribute to justice and peace, but the effects of these atrocities on the wider world cannot be calculated.