A ‘pause’ in centuries of British wars is not enough
Britain’s record of warmaking is ‘extraordinary and chilling, unmatched by any other country’. Illustration: Matt Kenyon
The generals are beside themselves, Whitehall’s in a panic. After generations of continuous warfare, the British public has had enough. They’re war-weary , the mandarins fret, and believe the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan have been bloody failures.