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About Paul Dixon

Paul Dixon is Professor of Politics and International Studies at Kingston University and taught at the Universities of Ulster, Leeds, Luton and Queen's University Belfast. He is editor of 'The British Approach to Counterinsurgency: From Malaya and Northern Ireland to Iraq and Afghanistan' (Palgrave 2012), (with Eamonn O'Kane) Northern Ireland Since 1969 (Pearson 2011) and Northern Ireland: The Politics of War and Peace (Palgrave, 2nd edition, 2008). He is working on a book on 'The Northern Ireland Peace Process' which uses a theatrical metaphor to understanding and explain the politics of conflict management

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Jo Cox MP was the embodiment of humanitarianism, but does that make her politics - specifically her stance on intervention in Syria - beyond criticism? 

Is Corbyn’s Thatcherite idealism the Labour party’s salvation?

The Corbynite portrayal of Thatcher’s ‘Fundi’ rise to power is inexact.

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