Monthly Archives: January 2017

Mercy Killing on the battlefield

In The Times last week two former soldiers attempted to lead readers towards a better understanding of circumstances where mercy killing takes place. Neal Acheson wrote that he is “Tired of hearing that nobody can conceive what it’s like,” and continues, “Of … Continue reading

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Trident missile mishap

Two concerns here. 1.The missile was aimed at the US and failed to reach its target. Did it run out of fuel – oil prices are rising. Was it aimed without due care? Has someone been sacked? Would it matter if it had hit its … Continue reading

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