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  • How Trump's 'fire and fury' threatens to destabilise the Asian Pacific region Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Samuel Guerra
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    10 Aug 2017

  • How Trump's 'fire and fury' threatens to destabilise the Asian Pacific region

    How Trump's 'fire and fury' threatens to destabilise the Asian Pacific region Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Samuel Guerra
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Aug 2017
    Donald Trump's strongman rhetoric in the face of North Korean provocations is a risk for the whole region, believes Genevieve Hohnen.
  • Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    23 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips

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    Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jul 2017
    Jeremy Paxman concludes the series by describing how the country came to the very brink of defeat.
  • Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips

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    Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Jul 2017
    Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the dramatic early stages of the First World War.
  • Britain's Great War Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War

    Jeremy Paxman tells how Britain was transformed by the First World War.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War

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    Britain's Great War Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams
    Introductory level Updated 20 Jul 2017
    Jeremy Paxman tells how Britain was transformed by the First World War.
  • Has Donald Trump's strike on Syria rewritten international law? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Shealah Craighead
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    13 Apr 2017

  • Has Donald Trump's strike on Syria rewritten international law?

    Has Donald Trump's strike on Syria rewritten international law? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Shealah Craighead
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    There doesn't seem to be a legal justification for the US strike on Syria, but nor has there been much negative reaction. Has Trump's actions shifted the law?
  • What is happening in Yemen? Creative commons image Icon Pim Pim under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    What is happening in Yemen?

    By Dr Vincent Durac

    100,000 people have lost their lives in the ongoing conflict in Yemen. As the crisis drags into a seventh year,...

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    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2017

  • What is happening in Yemen?

    What is happening in Yemen? Creative commons image Icon Pim Pim under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Updated 09 Jan 2017
    100,000 people have lost their lives in the ongoing conflict in Yemen. As the crisis drags into a seventh year, Vincent Durac explains the background - and...
  • Why are caves being used as hospitals in Syria? Creative commons image Icon Michael Hnatov/Physicians for Human Rights under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Why are caves being used as hospitals in Syria?

    By Imogen Mathers

    As medical facilities become targets in the ongoing war, medics are moving into the mountains. Imogen Mathers finds...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jul 2016

  • Why are caves being used as hospitals in Syria?

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    Why are caves being used as hospitals in Syria? Creative commons image Icon Michael Hnatov/Physicians for Human Rights under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jul 2016
    As medical facilities become targets in the ongoing war, medics are moving into the mountains. Imogen Mathers finds out more.
  • Armistice Day Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Luckynick | Dreamstime.com

    Armistice Day

    By The OpenLearn team

    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Nov 2015

  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Luckynick | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Nov 2015
    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For Remembrance Day, here's a collection of...
  • Breaking News: Wellington defeats Napoleon at Waterloo Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Painting public domain image

    Breaking News: Wellington defeats Napoleon at Waterloo

    By The OpenLearn team

    The Battle of Waterloo on 18th June, 1815, is a key date in British history. But how was it reported at the time? As...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jun 2015

  • Breaking News: Wellington defeats Napoleon at Waterloo

    Breaking News: Wellington defeats Napoleon at Waterloo Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Painting public domain image
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jun 2015
    The Battle of Waterloo on 18th June, 1815, is a key date in British history. But how was it reported at the time? As you'd expect, not impartially...
  • What was the war in 1864 about? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public Domain

    What was the war in 1864 about?

    As Danish drama 1864 comes to BBC Four, what was the war at the heart of the series all about?

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 May 2015

  • What was the war in 1864 about?

    What was the war in 1864 about? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public Domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 May 2015
    As Danish drama 1864 comes to BBC Four, what was the war at the heart of the series all about?

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  • How do empires work?

    How are empires ruled? How do military, economic, logistic and cultural constructs combine to create 'systems of empire'? This free course, How do...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Jan 2016

  • How do empires work?

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    How do empires work?
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 19 Jan 2016
    How are empires ruled? How do military, economic, logistic and cultural constructs...
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