Truth is famously the first casualty of war. Misinformation aimed at discombobulating the enemy, military cover-ups of the cock-ups or cruelties by “friendly” troops and a decent dose of propaganda for the doubting public back home all have a role to play in successful warfare.
Britain is not at war though, or at least not in Yemen. The conflict there rages on, with the violence, wounded and dead increasingly eclipsed by the twin threats of mass starvation and a raging cholera epidemic. The United Kingdom’s role is somewhat ambiguous – a supplier of arms, a troop trainer – but are we …read more
Source: Middle East Monitor