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Howard Leedham

Howard Leedham MBE is a former Royal Navy Commander and British Special Forces Officer. Twitter: @howardleedham

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Iranians need to seek change, not revenge in 2020s

In the wake of Qassem Soleimani’s death this month, the world breathed a sigh of relief that there were no casualties inflicted by Iran’s retaliatory missile attacks on the Iraqi military bases at Ain Al-Assad and Irbil, which house hundreds of US Army personnel.

January 15, 2020

What Daesh fears — the tip of the spear

In the recent American TV documentary “The Vietnam War,” there was a haunting quote by an eloquent and intelligent woman who had survived the ordeal being a “South Vietnamese boat person.” 

November 25, 2017