The British public is being misinformed about the U.K. government’s role in shaping coverage of global events such as the war in Ukraine, John McEvoy and Mark Curtis report.
Tag: Mark Curtis
Blair’s Former Allies on Trial for War Crimes
During the 1999 conflict over Kosovo, the KLA was seen by the U.K. as terrorist, but was covertly and overtly supported by the Labour government, Mark Curtis reports.
Britain’s Tangled Involvement in Yemen
The loan of a U.K. military officer raises further questions about impartiality of the office of the U.N. special envoy to Yemen when Martin Griffiths, a Briton, was in the post, Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis report.
Cambridge University’s Course for Spooks
A former MI6 chief and an ex-C.I.A. officer are offering a program for budding intelligence practitioners at Magdalene College, Cambridge — one of several U.K. universities with links to British intelligence, Mark Curtis reports.
WATCH: Pilger on the Fall of the British Press
Mark Curtis of Declassified UK speaks with legendary journalist John Pilger, who began filing for the Daily Mirror in the 1960s, about the fall of British journalism.
Britain’s Covert War in Yemen
The U.K.’s current war in Yemen is not the first time Britain has contributed to devastating the country, writes Mark Curtis.
‘Blowback:’ UK, Libya & the Manchester Attack
Phil Miller introduces a film probing the role of British foreign policy in contributing to the atrocity.
UK Knew Terrorists Would Gain from Toppling Gaddafi
The revelation raises serious questions about British foreign policy and whether David Cameron misled Parliament, write Phil Miller and Mark Curtis.
‘CIA Sidekick’ NED Gives £2.6M to UK Media Groups
A U.S. government-funded agency that claims to promote democracy but which helps undermine governments independent of Washington has moved decisively into Britain’s media space since 2016.
Assange’s Judge Is Longtime Friend of Minister Who Oversaw Arrest
Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis report on the personal ties between two men with major roles – one past and the other pending — in the case of the WikiLeaks publisher.