The UK’s 83 military interventions around the world since 1945

Britain has deployed its armed forces for combat over 80 times in 47 countries since the end of the Second World War, in episodes ranging from brutal colonial wars and covert operations to efforts to prop up favoured governments or to deter civil unrest The British military has used or threatened to use military force […]

Mauritius: Declassified

Documents ‘US embassy cables: Foreign Office does not regret evicting Chagos islanders’ (US Embassy, UK, 15 May 2009) Articles ‘SSR and the Independence of Mauritius’ (Le Mauricien, 18 September 2014) ‘WikiLeaks cables: Mauritius sues UK for control of Chagos islands’ (21 December 2010)