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An American website, the Drudge Report, broke a news blackout yesterday by revealing that Prince Harry has been serving in Afghanistan for more than two months.
The article brought to an end an agreement with the media that the Prince's deployment to Helmand be kept quiet in the interests of his safety and that of the soldiers with him.
The decision to send Prince Harry, 23, to Afghanistan under a cloak of secrecy came after the furore that followed the revelation of his proposed deployment..
Originally posted by Harlequin
Originally posted by Shar_Chi
I don't blame the press, it's their duty to report newsworthy items. I blame whoever leaked this to the press, whoever did it deserves to be dropped on the frontline in one of those humongous paper mache Bush masks. Now conspiracy thinking, was it perhaps a sly leak by a royal insider or such to purposely blow the cover and bring him back early, in tact? Hrmm...
Anyway, I bet we get a crapload of propaganda vids of him runnin round the desert with a machine gun... prolly 'leaked' on youtube first. And I guess this is meant to make everyone think he's really great cos he's ready to go kill some arabs in their own countries under false pretenses just like every other ignorant joe shmoe.