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Friday 16 August, 2013

Column: Why is Guantanamo Bay still open?
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# Opinion

Column: Why is Guantanamo Bay still open?

Aug 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 41 Views 61 Comments

Detainees eligible for release from Guantanamo Bay are caught in limbo: the US won’t accept them and foreign countries are reluctant to take in refugees who have been incarcerated with terrorists, writes Scott Fitzsimmons.

Saturday 23 March, 2013

Column: What lessons have been learned from the Iraq War?
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# Opinion

Column: What lessons have been learned from the Iraq War?

Mar 23rd 2013, 7:00 PM 24 Views 126 Comments

Ten years ago this week the United States-led “coalition of the willing” launched the Iraq War. If we’ve learned anything from the Iraq experience it’s that governments should refrain from biting off more than they can chew, says Scott Fitzsimmons.