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About Timmon Wallis

Timmon Wallis has a PhD in Peace Studies from Bradford University and has worked on peacebuilding projects in Chechnya, Croatia, Sri Lanka, Philippines and South Sudan. He has been a past editor of Peace News and Director of the National Peace Council, andhas recently published The Truth About Trident, out now, from Luath Press.

Articles by Timmon Wallis

This week's editor

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The finest of margins: making sense of Trump's triumph

Given a winner-takes-all political system in a world divided so evenly, splitting the vote on the left will always mean that the right wins elections.

Deconstructing nuclear deterrence

Military and political leaders who might seriously threaten the UK are simply unlikely to be deterred by the threat to destroy their cities.

Strong on oratory, weak on facts

The whole argument against bombing rests on the historical fact that bombing is not what got rid of fascism in the 1940s and it is not likely to get rid of ISIS in the 2010s. 

Another ‘Dodgy Dossier’ for war

Undeterred by the disastrous results of ‘regime change’ in Iraq and Libya, western powers have for four years been determinedly trying to help regime change in Syria along.

Was the UK drone strike in Syria “legal”?

The targeted killing of suspect Reyaad Khan in Syria is deemed illegal and extrajudicial.

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