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An inquiry into claims of British soldiers mistreating Iraqis during the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars has cost taxpayers £30m and exposed mostly “barefaced lies”, the Defence Secretary has said. Michael Fallon expressed anger over the publication of the findings of the four-year Al-Sweady inquiry, expected this month, The T...
Lord Dannatt said it was important not to overstate the current security problems facing Afghanistan, ahead of an international conference on the country’s future th...
General Sir Mike Jackson suggested British troops had been withdrawn from Afghanistan earlier than he would have advocated. "It’s a difficult one to answer that, ...
Mr Hammond said a suicide attack on a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital of Kabul that left two dead was “senseless and cowardly”. “First of all let me...
Michael Fallon has warned that a stubborn Afghan insurgency and burgeoning poppy crop pose a serious and increasing threat to the West. The Defence Secretary offe...
MoD press release The final UK service personnel have left Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan after completing the most challenging military redeployment ...
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