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Careful with the baby

Posted by Richard Tuesday, September 18, 2007 ,

One could almost hear the glee in the voice of the BBC newsreader as she announced what appears to be the demise of Blackwater, the private "security consultants" who provide the protection for – amongst others – US State Department officials in Iraq. However, in the wave of indignation that has followed an incident last Sunday, we need to be careful we do not throw the baby out with the bathwater.

We look at some of the issues on Defence of the Realm.