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Operational command fell to Bertram Ramsay, a retired vice-admiral who was recalled to service in 1939. From a room deep in the cliffs at Dover, Ramsay and his staff pieced together Operation Dynamo, a daring rescue mission by the Royal Navy to get troops off the beaches around Dunkirk and back to Britain. … [Read more...] about Dunkirk ‘Little Ship’ which rescued 130 Allied troops during daring World War II evacuation with senior officer who survived the Titanic at the helm is sold for £40,000 before it undergoes a restoration
Compared with Japan, South Korea’s relations with China are less encumbered by historical baggage. But the large American military presence there is a constant irritant, symbolised by last year’s fierce row with Beijing over the US deployment of new missile defences. In Seoul, too, Trump’s whingeing about unfair trade and defence costs has raised questions about American reliability. At the same time, his ego-trip summitry has detracted from President Moon Jae-in’s more considered peace efforts, which are now under fire from the North. … [Read more...] about Now that Putin is Xi’s ‘best and bosom friend’, where does that leave the west?
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In a rare message to mark the upcoming celebration of Eid, the Taliban leader, Haibatullah Akhundzada, said the group was committed to the deal reached with the US earlier this year. He urged Washington “not to waste” the opportunity offered by the agreement, which provided for the safe departure of US troops from Afghanistan and was also meant to pave the way for serious peace talks between Afghan parties. This part of the process has stalled. … [Read more...] about Afghanistan attacks underscore scale of challenge facing peace negotiators