General Sir Francis Richard Dannatt was doing an interview on TMS and discussed the war in Afghanistan.
I thought he spoke with great intellegence and compassion about how important our presence there is for ourselves and the people there. I'm not that into war, but i'm very supportive of the Afghanistan campaign. I don't support our being in Iraq though.
He talked about the potential of places like Pakistan too, both places which have been blighted by some of those who have installed themselves as a brutal ruling class.
And he's an Essex boy