WHAT a vainglorious figure Defence Secretary Michael Fallon cut at the Tory conference, railing against “Russian aggression” and boasting about Britain’s military potential.
Wednesday 4th Oct 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
NATO will pour 3,000 more troops into the 16-year Afghan war — but it was unclear yesterday where they would come from.
Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg announced the troop surge yesterday morning before the start of a defence ministers’ summit in Brussels.
Friday 30th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
TEN protesters were arrested yesterday after disrupting a military conference in Westminster addressed by Defence Secretary Michael Fallon.
Pacifist group the Peace Pledge Union (PPU) blocked entrances to Church House, next to Westminster Abbey, as Mr Fallon arrived, delaying his...
Thursday 29th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Defence Secretary rallies behind US as president threatens more military action against Assad
Wednesday 28th Jun 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
EXASPERATED ITV anchorman Robert Peston ended up banging his head on the studio’s desk yesterday after rubbishing claims by Defence Secretary Michael Fallon against Jeremy Corbyn.
Mr Fallon has attracted a barrage of criticism for claiming the Labour leader said terror attacks...
Monday 29th May 2017
Defence Secretary forced to admit Assad party
Monday 15th May 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Fallon signals tax hike if Tories win election
Tuesday 25th Apr 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
TORY Defence Secretary Michael Fallon blamed Russia yesterday for “every civilian death” caused by the chemical weapons attack in Syria widely blamed — without evidence — on President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.
Fallon claimed that the government of Vladimir...
Monday 10th Apr 2017
MPs weren’t told about crisis before making crucial decision to renew weapon
Tuesday 24th Jan 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
DEFENCE Secretary Michael Fallon launched into an anti-Russian rant yesterday, insisting that Britain expects US president-elect Donald Trump to “stand up” to Moscow.
Mr Fallon denied that the government was risking international isolation with its hostility to Vladimir...
Tuesday 29th Nov 2016