Thursday, July 9, 2020

Patrick Benham-Crosswell

Patrick Benham-Crosswell
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Patrick Benham-Crosswell is a former Army officer who has spent over twenty years in commerce, including several years working in modelling, simulation and analysis.

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Get a grip on defence, Mrs May, and unite the party

Our hapless Prime Minister faces another storm not entirely of her own making: this time over defence funding. The Sunday Telegraph has publicised a...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Remember the fallen – with anger

As George Santayana (a Spanish philosopher, essayist, poet and novelist) wrote: ‘Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.’ Remembrance Day...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Brexit can work – this is how

A book review: Clean Brexit by Liam Halligan and Gerard Lyons There are some days when the news gives the impression that we are refighting the...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Defence cuts are measured in body bags

Military genius Von Clausewitz wrote that “In war everything is simple, but even the simplest thing is incredibly difficult.” On Sunday, courtesy of 36...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: The MoD is right to neuter vampiric human rights lawyers

Oh dear. The legal profession is having a bad run of luck with the MoD, which has announced plans to remove the right of...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Brexit is only the beginning of the establishment’s discomfort

The Telegraph reports a speech by former Bank of England Governor Mervyn King in which he said that the attitude of mainstream political parties...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Politicians are responsible for the legal hounding of our brave soldiers

Ex Army MP Johnny Mercer’s inquiry into the operation of the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) will recommend that it be shut down. Right...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Northern Ireland’s troubled past should be left there

Paddy Ashdown wants a public inquiry into the use of torture by the British Army in Northern Ireland. While this will no doubt excite...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Sloppy Cameron set us up for a Supreme Court slapping

To the surprise of few, the Supreme Court has upheld the High Court’s ruling that a Parliamentary vote is required to trigger Brexit. While many...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Our depleted military resorts to spin

As well as reporting a Trident malfunction, The Sunday Times also mentioned an army study document, implying that there was concern that the UK could...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: One wonky missile is the least of our military’s worries

The Sunday Times has discovered that a Trident missile malfunctioned on a test firing last year. The newspaper has got itself into a lather about...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Ulster cops should put keeping the peace over bashing Brexit

The Guardian reported that Mark Lindsay, Chairman of the Police Federation for Northern Ireland, is concerned that a hard border between Northern Ireland and...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Replacing soldiers with soundbites won’t bother Putin

Recent headlines have revealed that our (tiny) Army is now 4 per cent undermanned and that it has recently launched a couple of new...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Has Carol Vorderman hijacked the Dambusters?

Carol Vorderman has launched a petition demanding a knighthood for George Johnson, the last surviving British member of the Dambuster raid. Why? For sure, Mr Johnson...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: We will have to scrap the Army if we carry on like this

Last year no British serviceman died on operations. Since 1945 servicemen have been killed on operations every year, except 1968 and now 2016. Hurrah! Or...

Patrick Benham-Crosswell: The world’s most successful army surrenders to feminism

On 8th July 2016, the British Army surrendered to political correctness when it allowed women to occupy combat roles – crewing tanks and fighting...

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