Soldiers must be compensated for false war crime claims - Lord Dannatt
Lord Dannatt said that "wholesale, fallacious accusations" were damaging soldiers' moral and the fighting ability of British forces worried they may face future prosecution.
In an interview with the Daily Telegraph he said the controversial Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT), which is investigating allegations against UK forces during the conflict, should be wound down.
It came the day after Prime Minister Theresa may said she was planning to take further action to stop law firms making vexatious claims against British troops over allegations of abuse while serving in Iraq.... read more
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