100 years of generals v politicians: from Ypres to Helmand

After the battle, the blame game: The generals ended up being derided for the Great War, but politicians are now held responsible for Iraq and Afghanistan. Is this fair?

The World Today Updated 5 October 2020 Published 9 December 2013 6 minute READ

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