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Doug Beattie on Hard Talk Now

PartTimePongo said:
Would you like to explain why, maybe even a synopsis for those not on News 24?
I'll record it if it is on again at 04:30, and then put out a synopsis. It is on iplayer now so people can watch it there for the next day or so.
Having watched the interview I will say that in my opinion Doug got the best of the debate.
Steven Sakur tried to make some snide remarks along the Lines of Loyalty and Duty and Doug just accepted such as the normal way of life.
Quite refreshing for little old me.

Sakur pressed Beattie on several issues and the latter put him right every time.

I am downloading the interview as well as recording whatever is on at 04: and so hope to have a synopsis by tomorrow evening.

But now I'm off to my scratcher.
It seemed that the interviewer at one point could not accept that we had made progress. He kept harking back to 2006. Doug was great at bring it all back on track - nice to see a "squaddie" get one over the journos for a change.

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