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In Sending Weapons to Ukraine, We Must Not Forget the Lessons of History

, 14 March 2022
Iain Overton provides a word of caution as the world exports tonnes of arms to the frontline of Putin’s war

The Ugly Face of War: How Technology is Set to Change the Battlefield

, 7 February 2022
Iain Overton explores how facial recognition technology is being applied to military conflict

As Britain Slashes Aid to Ukraine, is Johnson Using the Threat of War as a Cover For his Own Scandals?

, 31 January 2022
The support offered to Ukraine over a looming Russian invasion serves Boris Johnson's own interests rather than the country in Putin's sights, says Iain Overton

EXCLUSIVE The Digital Dogs of War

, 17 September 2021
Iain Overton considers how London’s biggest arms trade fair reveals the true face of modern conflict – and why civilians will bear the brunt of this autonomous, distanced new form of warfare

EXCLUSIVE Ten Examples of British Military Spending Plagued by Inefficiency and Spiralling Costs

, 14 September 2021
As the giant DSEI arms fair gets underway in east London, Iain Overton catalogues 10 instances demonstrating the problems with Government defence procurement

EXCLUSIVE MOD Refuses to Say How Many Towns and Cities the RAF Bombed in Iraq and Syria

, 23 August 2021
The decision to refuse a Freedom of Information request that aimed to clarify civilian casualties related to UK airstrikes raises concerns about MOD transparency

EXCLUSIVE Military Magazines Issued with Ministry of Defence Knowledge Reveal Its Top Secrets

, 6 August 2021
The department has refused to disclose the location of Operation Catallo – while British Army publications have shared details of it

The Politics of Torture and the Erosion of Truth

, 26 May 2021
Oleksandra Matviychuk paints a troubling picture of a Russian tactic designed to undermine democratic rule in eastern Ukraine

A Fixer’s War: Inside the Life of the Unsung Hero of Foreign Reporting

, 21 May 2021
Iain Overton gives an insight into the local agents who act as a lynchpin of conflict journalism

Johnny Mercer Sought to Whitewash this Country’s Human Rights Abuses – his Departure as a Minister is Only a Good Thing

, 21 April 2021
Iain Overton dissects what the Veterans Minister’s farewell reveals about the man himself and a wider right-wing shift in British politics favouring the military

Government Refuses to Reveal How Many RAF Bombs Failed to Explode as it would Harm Arms Trade Manufacturer’s ‘Trade Secrets’

, 5 February 2020
Iain Overton reports on the ‘dud’ missiles which might now litter Iraq and Syria and could explode, harming civilians.

Could Trump have Started a Terrible New Era for Suicide Bombers?

, 8 January 2020
Following the US President's attack on Iran, the Shi’a suicide bomber – a human weapon that first emerged in the Middle-East in Iran – could resurface again

EXCLUSIVE Sandhurst Earns Millions Teaching Overseas Troops – Including Many from Countries of 'Human Rights Concern'

, 23 October 2019
Soldiers from countries including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Pakistan, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Saudi Arabia have attended Britain's top military training centre – is it professionalising despots?

A Visit to Eugeniy Dubitsky: A Victim of the War in Ukraine

, 25 September 2019
Iain Overton reports from eastern Ukraine on the toll taken by five years of war on its citizens – individuals whose lives have been devastated, but who do not dwell on the pain of the present.

A Hospital on the Edge of Civilisation

, 23 September 2019
Iain Overton reports on a medical centre in eastern Ukraine which was caught in an unexpected war – a war which transformed everything.

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