ARRSE makes it to the ECONOMIST !

Just arrived in my inbox from the Economist....

"Given the level of inchoate discontent in the ranks, Mr Blair was probably wise. With no formal organisation to represent their interests many soldiers feel their commanders' private representations to ministers are no longer enough. Although some senior colleagues think Sir Richard too emotional and question the wisdom of a hasty pull-out from Iraq, he won praise from all ranks for standing up to the government. “It's good to see we finally have a member of the top brass with some balls to match,” says one contributor to Army Rumour Service, a website closely watched by commanders"....

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