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Media's Focus on Ancestry of London Attackers Unwarranted

Ademola Adewale-Sadik | Posted 05.30.2013 | World
Ademola Adewale-Sadik

If these two British converts to radical Islam had the non-English surnames of Rooney and Gerrard instead of Adebolajo and Adebowale, would the media hastily inform readers that the men's grandparents had emigrated to Liverpool from Limerick?

Army Awaiting Report Into Baha Mousa Death

PA | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home

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British Soldier 'Collected Taliban Fingers'

PA | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The Ministry of Defence is investigating claims that a British soldier kept body parts of dead Taliban fighters as "souvenirs". ...

Afghanistan Is A Catastrophe, But We Will Have To Wait For Post-War Inquiry To Admit It

The Guardian | Simon Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

American congressmen tear their generals apart when fighting stupid wars. The British prefer to avoid embarrassment....

Brown Apologizes After Misspelling Name Of Dead Soldier In Letter To His Mother

Guardian | Adam Gabbatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gordon Brown has apologised to the mother of a dead serviceman who took offence after he sent her a handwritten letter of condolence that misspelled h...

Lance Corporal Joe Glenton, British Soldier, Faces Charge Of Desertion

Press Association | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An expert witness on the lawfulness of war in Afghanistan could be called to give evidence at the court martial of a soldier who refused to fight....

Many British Troops Too Fat To Fight In Afghanistan: Memo

Independent | Tom Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Britain's war effort in Afghanistan is being hindered by a number of frontline troops too fat to fight, according to a leaked Army memo....

James Wharton, Gay British Soldier, Makes Cover Of Army Mag

The Independent | Terri Judd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Independent In the genteel atmosphere of the Coldstream Guards' officers' mess, Lieutenant Mark Wakeling was known as "thug". Amongst his fellow ...

4 British Soldiers Die In Afghanistan In One Day

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The troops died in three separate incidents in Helmand province. The troops died in three separate incidents in Helmand province yesterday, taking th...

Britain Now Has Its Own Abu Graib - Inflicted By Troops, On Troops

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Four army recruits were found dead at the while undergoing training. Two of them were 17. The army swiftly ruled that they were suicides. It is now clear that the truth is much more complex -- and dark.

'Friendly Fire' Incident In Afghanistan Injures 9 British Troops

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nine British troops have been injured in a "friendly fire" incident in Helmand, Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed. A UK Apache helic...

Same Sniper Rifle Has Killed Six British Soldiers In Basra

London Times | Jenny Booth and James Hider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Six British soldiers have been picked off on the streets of Basra by an enemy sniper using the same rifle, an inquest heard today. Between the months...