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My Irrational Fear

I’ve just read an article in the newspaper quoting Defence Secretary Philip Hammond who seems to be lamenting the fact that he doesn’t have any win-able wars to send us into any more. He claims that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have resulted in the public developing an ‘irrational fear’ of long conflicts. What I don’t get is what’s so irrational about it. Continue reading