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No permanent threats, only permanent interests

November 6, 2012


A conceptual problem with British defence policy is that it is too focused on deterring threats, not on safeguarding interests โ€“ a problem unintentionally highlighted by The Telegraph today. It reports that the United Kingdom may increase its military presence in the Persian Gulf region โ€˜to counter the growing threat from Iranโ€™, not to protect […]