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Review: Dunkirk

After diving into dreams and exploring far off galaxies, Christopher Nolan returns to Earth with an adrenaline-fuelled World War II thriller

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The misrepresentation of the Syrian conflict

Ryan Khurana discusses the damage caused by the misinformation and over-simplification that surrounds the ongoing conflict in Syria

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Review: Black Mirror, Men Against Fire

A chilling look into the future of warfare in the third season of Black Mirror

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The Russians are not the enemy

With doses of Cold War nostaliga, modern day Russia is wrongly used as a ‘neccasary enemy’ for politicians

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A life lecture from British “super-surgeon” Dr. David Nott

David Nott, an NHS consultant surgeon and voluntary humanitarian aid worker, delivered a life lecture to the Manchester medical faculty this week

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We must not repeat our mistakes in Syria

IS are arguably a result of our previous interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan—the conflict in Syria shows how hard it is to cease such ideology

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The conduct of the Syria debate belies its importance

The way the politicians and the media have conducted themselves inappropriately in relation to Syria means we have failed the matter at hand

Defence

Did Britain botch its defence budget?

With the upcoming release of the Strategic Defence and Security Review, Adam Merrill analyses whether or not we really do support our troops

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One death is a tragedy, 173 deaths is a statistic

The glorification of violence and killing on the battle field is as abhorrent and disgraceful as celebrating it anywhere else

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Remembering and respecting our heroes on Remembrance Day

Lauren Wills reminds us why we should always give thanks for the sacrifices made by those before us, and why we should never forget that which was given so we could live as we do today

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Interview: BBC reporter Jon Sopel

Haider Saleem catches up with BBC World Service journalist Jon Sopel on the difficulties of covering war zones

A Very Long Engagement by Sebastien Japrisot (Vintage, 2014)

WWI novels: A retrospective

To mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War, Books Editor Esmé Clifford Astbury encourages readers to tuck into one of these novels