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“We are teaching the Iraqis valuable operational skills,” said Minister of National Defence Rob Nicholson visiting the troops who are about to engage ISIS near Fallujah. “Camouflage, concealment and decoys are not only important in the field, but also at home pretending that we’re not involved in direct combat.” The Iraqi forces were taught how to avoid transparency...
... learning to deploy self-defence as a way of explaining away battles at press conferences, and how to extend military deployments without having to consult Parliament.
originally posted by: snowspirit
There can be a lot of truths in some satire.
We were told that our soldiers would not be fighting, only advising........
The government should have been a little more truthful, like to say that yes, they might be in a combat role, boots on the ground....