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Rich Relations: Britain, Bahrain and Police Brutality

Bahrain, the kingdom of the two seas. A mainly Shia people of 1.4 million ruled by a minority Sunni elite. The despotic Sheikh Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa heads this nominal constitutional monarchy. A good egg, Mons Officer Cadet School (now Sandhurst) educated. … Continue reading

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Business as Usual: Incompetence, Corruption and Cover-Up at Scotland Yard

Review: Michael Gillard, For Queen and Currency: Audacious Fraud, Greed and Gambling at Buckingham Palace (London: Bloomsbury Reader, 2015), pp. 432, RRP £9.99. “The best place about the towne for persons of the best quality to be exceedingly cheated at”, so wrote … Continue reading

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