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Trading in Death & Destruction

Bomb, Build, Benefit: UK joins gold rush in war-torn Libya  

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Government admits Alan Duncan’s links to company in ‘Libyan oil cell’

The government has admitted that the international development minister, Alan Duncan, took part in meetings between officials operating a Whitehall cell to control the Libyan oil market and Vitol – a company for which Duncan has previously acted as a … Continue reading

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UK MoD supply chain ‘at risk of collapse’

The supply chain that provides vital equipment to frontline troops is at “critical risk of failure”, MPs have warned in a damning report published today. British forces serving in Afghanistan or around Libya could be hit by shortages within as … Continue reading

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Scots Tory grandee leaves Prime Minister embarrassed after criticism of the attack on Libya

He returned from talks with top regime officials to proclaim that NATO’s bombing campaign was a mistake and the country’s rebels would never succeed. And he slammed Cameron for handing the Libyan Embassy in London to the opposition. The 76-year-old … Continue reading

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Cameron will let Gaddafi stay in bid to end Libya campaign quickly

David Cameron has told Foreign Office and Ministry of Defence officials working on Libyan strategy that, following months of stalemate, the time has come to find a way out of the conflict and back a French proposal to allow Gaddafi … Continue reading

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