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The head of the Army has dismissed warnings from one of his predecessors about the UK’s strategy in Afghanistan. Lord Richards, the former chief of the general staff, warned in the summer that Britain’s withdrawal from the conflict amounted to “cutting and running” and could see the country collapse into turmoil. He t...
Sir Nick Carter said he was an “absolute convert” to the Isaf coalition’s decision to set a deadline for its withdrawal from combat operations. "I saw what that [...
David Cameron said Al Qaida had been removed from Afghanistan and that was “real progress”. “We use everything we have, our aid, our diplomacy and sometimes our m...
David Cameron has paid tribute to British troops on a visit to the UK's last remaining base in Afghanistan. The Prime Minister, who earlier travelled to Kabul for...
David Cameron has vowed to continue Britain’s support for Afghanistan once the last troops withdraw at the end of the year. Arriving for talks with the country’s ...
No 10 press release A Downing Street spokesman said: "The UK welcomes the agreement between Dr Abdullah Abdullah and Dr Ashraf Ghani to form a Government of...
24/10/2014 on World at One, BBC Radio 4
03/10/2014 on Sky News
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