HARRY and a deadly cycle of REVENGE
[Daily Mail-Friday, May 4, 2007]
AS THINGS stand, prince Harry
will go to Iraq - but not quite yet, decrees General Dannett, who is
keeping the issue
'under constant review'
Dodging the column as usual, Defence
Secretary Des Browne insists the whole matter is for the military
But the decision in principle that the
Prince should go is scarcely sane.
If this were a normal war like, say,
the Falklands, he should be where the bullets are flying.
-the Iraq conflict is a
WAR of TERROR
If the Prince goes every terrorist in
the Middle East, and probably beyond, will descend on
-seeking world-wide fame and doubtless
financial reward for killing
Yet the Army is supposed to be keeping
PEACE around BASRA
-not sucking in
The Prince's presence will boast
terrorist activity all round.
He will not be the only one
Every soldier in his troop will face
extra jeopardy. Indeed, the whole regiment will be on the receiving end
of increased violence.
ITS A STRANGE WAY TO FULFIL OUR MISSION
Suppose the Prince is killed or returns
horribly disabled. The glee of the terrorists and the many many more who
-will be immense, noisy and widespread.
In Britain, where the war is hugely
unpopular anyway, public outrage would be directed at the
-for letting him be sent straight into
And be warned, in many places,
indiscriminate anger would be vented on those of Middle Eastern
appearance or with Muslim names.
There would also be a strong public
feeling that, in some specified way, we must exact revenge on these
bastards in Iraq.
It would make the orderly or
semi-orderly withdrawal supposed to be now under way doubly difficult
Come of it, Browne
THIS IS AS POLITICAL AS IT GETS.
ON WIDER military matters:
I find it hard to think of any British
institution which has not been damaged or discredited in some way in
THE HEALTH SERVICE
By contrast, one institution has
However, it has been sent off on two
IRAQ and AFGHANISTAN
The recruitment figures for the
SERVICES show a worrying
The annual figure has declined from
just before Iraq to just under
The Ministry of Defence boasts however,
that female recruits to the forces has increased (take that as a
consolation -if you like).
So Blair's baneful influence is
threatening even our
As I fill my pipe from a packet which
assures me that Smoking Kills and take my first satisfying draw of the
day - and bless the ruminatory qualities of the tobacco - I read with
-a booklet by
It is an admirably ruthless
study of the lies and exaggerations and junk science of the anti-smoking
He reminds us how the supposedly
scientific studies about tobacco, especially about
are heavily financed from the
AMERICAN MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT
-which required tobacco firms to raise
their prices and pass on money to
Naturally, if people are
causes in-growing toenails, then
believe me, some
would soon prove a
Yet many of the studies made have
failed to provide the longed for connection between
'Environmental Tobacco Smoke'.
show any increased health risk.
And as one who has read from cover to
cover one of the biggest studies claimed to demonstrate this peril, I
can verify that the statistical evidence is weak.
It is no wonder the president of the
American Council of Science and Health concluded:
'The role of ETS is the development
of chronic diseases is
WITHOUT SCIENTIFIC BASIS.'
But that is not what you hear; not what
the anti-smoking fascists want you to know; not what the
Jackson also points out that fads and
fashions are common among doctors who believe they must utter chilling
Not so long ago, doctors advised
parents to make babies sleep on their front to prevent cot death.
NOW THEY ADMIT THAT THIS INCREASED THE
RISK OF FATALITIES.
Governments zealously take up the
- because it provides an excuse
to ban something which always adds to
THEIR FEELING OF POWER.
They will lie too, that though the
pressure is only from a handful of activists, they are responding to
That wonderful and convenient phrase
usually means the opposite. In the old music hall, when a compere was
short of a reason for introducing a talentless act, he would cheerfully
fall back on the words:
'And now, by popular demand...'
The Joe Jackson analysis can be found
It's a great read.
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THE PEOPLE HAVE
SPOKEN-IS THE EU COMMISSION LISTENING?
Ditch the EU
TREATY after IRISH REJECTION
[Daily Mail-Wednesday, June
MORE THAN HALF of voters believe Britain should
drop the controversial European Treaty in the wake of its
rejection in last week's
The poll comes as the Tories launch a last-ditch
bid in the
HOUSE of LORDS
today to delay the
have signed a
within the past few days
, calling on the
NOT TO RATIFY THE BILL
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HELL ON EARTH IN IRAQ
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-SIMPLE IS IT NOT?
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