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First Tuesday current affairs discussion - Tuesday 5 September 7:00pm start

Tuesday 5th September: First Tuesday Current Affairs discussion

Discussing Militarising the Far East and a second topic

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First Tuesday current affairs discussion - Tuesday 5 September 7:00pm start FIRST TUESDAY News Review on 5 September

The First Tuesday discussions on current affairs aim to provide participants with a way of developing and testing our understanding of a range of current affairs topics; improving our journalistic capabilities so that we can write opinion or comment style articles for the regional or national media or blogs, respond with a thoughtful angle on radio chat shows, TV talk shows or maybe just have an interesting angle to respond with when discussing the news at work.

 

The topics selected for discussion this month are:

 

Venue and Time

The Shakespeare Pub, 16 Fountain Street, Manchester, M2 2AA at 6:45pm for a 7:00pm start. There is a charge of £2.50 per person to cover costs incurred, which can be paid in advance by using the Eventbrite booking mechanism (see https://first-tuesday-september-2017.eventbrite.co.uk), PayPal Donate button on the left hand side of Manchester Salon website (feel free to donate on top of the £2.50 ticket), and can also be paid for on the night if booked in advance by Emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
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Militarising the Far East

Militarising the Far East

by Simon Belt

 

North Korea is one of the three countries announced in George W Bush's State of the Nation speech in January 2002, whereby Iran and Iraq were listed alongside North Korea as forming an 'axis of evil'. That North Korea is included in the axis of evil is surely more indicative of how important it is for the United States of America to assert its military presence in the region more than any real direct threat to the US.

 

Will Kim Jong-un's overblown rhetoric be trumped by the US President unleashing 'fire and fury to dismantle the so called Communist regime?

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