Nine British soldiers have died there [AFGHANISTAN] in the last seven days, taking the total to 307. June has become the worst month for NATO
The father of Richard Hollington, the 300th British soldier to be killed, asked the question that arises every time another fatality is reported: What for? Robin Hollington wants an explanation from David Cameron and defence secretary Liam Fox to justify his son's death
(SEE ITV interview on the Stop the War home page: http://bit.ly/14uRwZ ).
The almost comical sacking of General Stanley McChrystal, the US commander in Afghanistan, is just one more sign of Nato's utter
"surge" strategy, which has done nothing but escalate the killing and further destabilise the country (SEE http://bit.ly/d6VHru )
Once again, we got from Obama and Cameron what the Independent called "the same old fairy tale" about British and American
The average age of British casualties is 22, but rather than admit defeat, David Cameron will continue sending young men and women to die in increasing numbers in Afghanistan. As Labour MP Paul Flynn said recently: "In order for David Cameron to keep his promise not to lose his nerve on Afghanistan, others must lose their lives." (SEE http://bit.ly/9JzUdk )
stop the war co-alition.