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 MoD & Libyan Soldiers at Bassingbourn, Cambridge

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PostSubject: MoD & Libyan Soldiers at Bassingbourn, Cambridge   5/11/2014, 22:45

Although this topic isn't historic in the way that the Cold War etc was. Was it correct for the UK government and MoD to engage in the training of hundreds of Libyan soldiers on UK soil, in view of the chaotic situation in Libya and those other 'Arab Spring' countries that Western governments thought was going to be the start of the "Growing of Democracy" in those states. Mr Cameron has announced that this training at Bassingbourn is now curtailed.

Were our political masters in the Westminster 'bubble' out of touch again, along with the 'powers that be' in the MoD? After the fiascos of Iraq and Afghanistan, is it time our political elites and senior soldiers, airmen and navy personnel had a damned hard reality check not only on our ability to "be all things" and "punch above our weight" (whatever that actually means).

Is there a danger of 'mission creep' with the government announcing a training role for the British Military in Iraq again? Practical etc, or just complete idiocy? Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: MoD & Libyan Soldiers at Bassingbourn, Cambridge   13/11/2014, 10:59

The Government always likes to ensure we have a "worthy enemy" therefore we train them ourselves....I bet the top echelons of IS have been through here.
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