Col Mendonca on Hardtalk tonight

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Taz_786, Oct 22, 2007.

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  1. Caught some of this last night. Again he seemed to blame everyone but himself, appeared to lay responsibility for the Baha Musa incident on a subordinate major and accused senior officers of not fully understanding the responsibility of command. Reminded the interviewer how he was promoted to Lt Col at 36 as well.

    In short, nowt to do wi' me guv!

    Its repeated tonight on News 24 at 2330.
  2. Frankly this man makes my skin crawl. He would do better to shut up, rather than constantly tryin to exonerate himself (and, incidentally, desperately trying to ratchet up sales of his book) whilst blaming everyone else.

    Sooner or later the real story will come out, about who knew what and when. There are plenty of people who know more than enough. By raising his profile he's setting himself up for a fall - and he doesn't even have the wit to realise that.
  3. Colonel Mendonca of Epirus....