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Security at Camp Bastion was inadequate prior to a 2012 attack in which two US military personnel were killed, MPs have said. The Defence Select Committee said that British commanders “must bear a degree of responsibility” for the failure to properly anticipate and prepare for such an attack. Speaking to the BBC, comm...
James Arbuthnot said that Britain could not shy away from its responsibility for the Camp Bastion raid. "The American generals held the overall command of the Cam...
Labour press release Vernon Coaker MP, Labour's Shadow Defence Secretary, commenting on the Defence Committee's report on the 2012 attack on Camp Bastion, said: ...
Defence Select Committee press release The perimeter security and force protection measures in place at the time of the attack on Camp Bastion in 2012 were inadeq...
The number of women who took part in last week’s Afghan presidential elections marks a “tremendous achievement”, the International Development Secretary has said. ...
Rory Stewart agreed that a likely close result in the Afghan election risked further violence in the country. “That’s right, and in fact the international communi...
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