A report in the Guardian 25 Oct 2012 reveals that Britain has recently rejected US requests to use UK bases in its nuclear standoff with Iran because of secret legal advice that any pre-emptive strike could be in breach of international law.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2012
It’s been claimed that due to a raft of cuts, the military can’t defend the security of the State to the same extent it did five years ago and would be under pressure to cope if the threat from subversives increases.
Thu, 04 Oct, 2012
THE Defence Forces is at its lowest strength since the foundation of the state and officers, “who are double and treble-jobbing” to fill the void, have warned any further cuts will have very serious consequences for their ability to serve the nation’s interests
Thu, 01 Dec, 2011
Relatives of Corporal Fintan Heneghan, Private Mannix Armstrong, and Private Thomas Walsh have finally, after more than 22 years, received apologies on behalf of the Army from Lieutenant General Seán McCann, the Chief of Defence Forces, and on behalf of the state from Alan Shatter, the Minister for Justice.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2011