September 9, 2009
How to Win in Afghanistan
Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Prime Minister Gordon Brown
Following is a speech delivered by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
In the week we commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War, it is impossible not to feel an overwhelming sense of awe and humility at the scale of achievements and the record of service and sacrifice that has defined our British armed forces for generations.
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It is a history of extraordinary courage and of dedication often in the face of great adversity. A spirit of service that is recognised in every corner of the land in the great national acts of remembrance on Armistice Day and Armed Forces Day. And as people gather in Wootten Bassett, as they did today, to honour two...
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