19/11/2012

The UK Defence Private Remarks Were Very Much For Public Ears

Sir David Richards

Henry Forth writes from London: Here in Whitehall, the heart of Britain s governing elite, officials and lawmakers are stumbling over remarks from the head of the armed forces this week. 

British troops in Afghanistan

Richards and his colleagues are about to be hit by even bigger cuts just at a time when the government is handing out more military tasks. Something will have to give. Richards knows that and that is why this week’s strictly private remarks were very much for public consumption. via (www.stirringtroubleinternationally.com).

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