STOP THE WAR COALITION
7 September 2009
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AFGHANISTAN: IS IT MISSION IMPOSSIBLE?
Wed 7 Oct 2009 20:00 BBC Radio 4
Sat 10 Oct 2009 22:15 BBC Radio 4
This BBC debate asks on the day the latest poll shows 56 per cent in Britain
oppose the war: What is the war's 'mission'? To close down terrorist cells in
the country, making the UK a safer place? To introduce democracy, greater
freedom for women, more electricity, water?
Lindsey German, national convenor of Stop the War, joins MP Eric Joyce, former
EU Special Representative for Afghanistan Francesc Vendrell, Brigadier Buster
Howes from the Ministry of Defence, and counter-insurgency expert Dr John