Tuesday, 14 July 2009
Who Do You Believe Brown Or Lt Evison
I HAVE A LACK OF RADIOS, WATER, FOOD AND MEDICAL EQUIPMENT. THIS WITH MANPOWER IS WHAT THESE MISSIONS LACK. INJURIES WILL BE SUSTAINED WHICH I WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TREAT AND DEATHS COULD OCCUR WHICH COULD HAVE BEEN STOPPED.
WE ARE WALKING ON A TIGHTROPE AND FROM WHAT IT SEEMS HERE ARE LIKELY TO FALL.
Lt Mark Evison Welsh Guards Died of wounds May 2009
The omens could hardly be grimmer. Not only are the military objectives hazy, but a campaign costing $20 billion a month has no political direction. Voters here, as in Afghanistan, deserve the truth. We are pouring blood and money into a black hole, and the flow will not be staunched unless a political solution is found.
Until then, 18 year-olds with the fresh faces of your sons, or mine, will fight and fall. They do not require passing-bells, or candles; only good equipment and the guarantee that they are the brave architects of a better future. No civilised nation should ask its soldiers, young or old, to die for less.
The LPUK candidate in Norwich North is nearly nineteen, 'wise heads' have been tut tutting 'far too young', but I don't hear the same people saying eighteen, thats far too young to be blown to pieces in ramshackle vehicles with dodgy ammunition and kit- No just too young for an opinion apparently.