07 December, 2006

Protecting British troops

Have you ever wondered how difficult it is to kill British servicemen in Iraq or Afghanistan? EU Referendum undertakes a detailed analysis of some related issues and has some alarming answers.

EU Referendum's piece is another entry in the indictment of government for its failure adequately to protect British troops in combat, a story which has been seeping out, steadily but relentlessly, since the summer.

However, when Tony Blair promises the army it will get all the equipment it needs, there is no need to worry about inadequate equipment or under-manning, is there?

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