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In his third Reith lecture, John Keegan explores the evolving relationship between war and the nation state, and examines whether states need to cause conflict.

This year's Reith lecturer is British military historian and journalist John Keegan.

In his third Reith lecture, recorded at King's College London, John Keegan explores the evolving relationship between war and the nation state, the changing nature of sovereignty, and examines whether states need to cause conflict.

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