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The Long Road to Peace

Presenter: Professor Sir Hew Strachan
BBC Radio 3 | The Essay | 3-7 April 2017

Military historian Hew Strachan reflects upon five waypoints along the road to peace in the First World War.

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Defending Norway

Presenter: Professor Mats Berdal
BBC World Service | The Compass
3 & 10 November 2016 | iPlayer Radio

Russia’s actions in the Crimea and Ukraine, and the modernising of its armed forces at home, are causing anxiety in the High North. Here Norwegian (as well as broader Western) security and economic interests converge with those of Russia, and can conflict. Will the High North be the next flashpoint in a new Cold War?

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Ayo Gorkhali – The Gurkhas are Coming!

Presenter: Professor Sir Hew Strachan
BBC Radio 4 | 8 June 2015

This year marks 200 years of Gurkha service to the British Crown. Military historian Hew Strachan reflects on this special relationship and the future of this crack fighting force.

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