So, UK forces pulled out of Sangin yesterday, the most dangerous area of Afghanistan. Has our involvement in that tragic country been worthwhile? We have lost a lot of men (337 compared to 255 in the Falklands conflict) and 'victory' is much less tangible than we would want. I guess only time will tell. There is already a lot of picking over the bones though, and significant questions being asked about British strategy and leadership.
I found fascinating this radio interview with Col. Richard Williams, former commander of the SAS. The interview starts at 23 minutes and is well worth listening to.
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