Was he a coldstreamer ? I saw the picture if it was him , we did the next winter tour there. in 83/84 and the picture was up in the int cell.The "Dossiers" were the most fatuous, badly written pieces of drivel I have ever read. Full of "Quarter" truths and poor speculation the whole thing stank of Campbell.
Terms like "COULD have the ability" and "MAY be able to!"
I can only imagine the whole puerile exercise was designed to scare the Sun readers into picking up their pitchforks and flaming torches and baying for war.
For me it was an illustration of how little respect those in power had for the intellect of the electorate.
I for one would love to see Blair, Brown and Bush answer for this debacle.
In NINETEEN EIGHTY THREE a friend of mine was saved by the chest plate in his INIBA which stopped an AK 47 round on the Blaney road outside Crossmaglen!
Twenty years later our troops were deployed into a shooting war with LESS PROTECTION!
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