Sir David Richards

Type: Person
Name: Sir David Richards
Title: General
Organization: British Army
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Sir David Richards
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar military mum on politics but still involved

YANGON -- Myanmar's military, which had long provoked international criticism for cracking down on democracy activists, more recently has been attracting high-profile visits from other countries' defense officials. The trend suggests that, three years ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

From Syria To Iraq, Can Allies Of Circumstance Take Down Jihadists?

ISTANBUL — The Syrian regime today presents itself to the international community as a partner in "fighting terrorism," and Bashar al-Assad is happy to leave his enemies on the northern front (where the Nusra, Islamic Front, Free Syrian Army, and YPG ... [Published Worldcrunch - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Leading Worldwide Removals Specialists Arimshaws Removals & Storage Announces New Affordable Removals to France

Moving and relocating to France from the UK can now be smartly handled by true professionals in the field,  Amherst Removals & Storage.  The company recently announced special affordable removals to France backed by the expertize that has built the company's ... [Published RCL Advisors - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Syria: UK pledges $79 million in cross-border aid

Published July 06th 201411:08amAdded funding brings the total amount given so far by the UK to cross-border agencies to $210 mlnBritain will boost its Syria's cross-border aid with more than £46 million ($79 million) of aid, the International Development ... [Published i24news - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 2 reports

Britain To Train And Equip 10,000 Rebels In Syria

The UK has put up plans to train and equip about ten thousand strong Syrian rebel army to defeat President Bashar al-Assad.The secret initiative, put forward two years ago, was the brainchild of the then most senior UK military officer, General Sir David ... [Published Peace FM - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 2 reports

Edward Snowden Has A Right To A Fair Trial, Hillary Clinton Says

The former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has said Edward Snowden should have the right to launch a legal and public defence of his decision to leak top-secret documents if he returns to the United States."If he wishes to return knowing he would ... [Published Business Insider - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Maliki fans the flames with his threat to run for third time in Iraq

Iraq's embattled prime minister has vowed to fight until the Islamic militants - who have overrun much of the country - are defeated, suggesting he will stay despite pressure for him to quit.Framing the debate over his future in democratic terms, Nouri ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 05 2014]
Entities: Iraq, Threat, Sunni Islam
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 16 reports

Britain drew up plans to build 100,000-strong Syrian rebel army

General Sir David Richards prepared plan as chief of defence staff but army was later ordered to abandon them, amid confusion over military policy on Syria The British army drew up but was ordered to abandon plans to build, train and equip a 100,000-strong ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

The true cost of HMS Queen Elizabeth

This morning, the Queen will smash a bottle of single malt whisky against the nation's new aircraft carrier as she officially names it HMS Queen Elizabeth. It is a key moment in the project to build two new carriers that has attracted criticism over its ... [Published BBC - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Training a rebel Syrian army is the wrong way to end the bloodshed

The revelation that General David Richards, the former head of Britain's Armed Forces, drew up plans to train a 100,000-strong Syrian rebel army shows just how desperate the British government was to become embroiled in Syria's brutal civil war. During ... [Published News » Defence - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Andy McSmith's Diary: And Michael Fabricant thought he’d be safe in the Commons...

After that highly publicised affair last week when the Tory MP Michael Fabricant tweeted that he might like to punch my colleague Yasmin Alibhai-Brown in the throat, she was in the Commons on Wednesday evening when who should she encounter but the man ... [Published The Independent - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Former head of the military Lord Richards warns armed forces 'not good enough' to tackle militant jihadism

| Updated: 13:42 EST, 23 June 2014Britain's armed forces are 'not good enough' to deal with the global Islamist terror threat, the former head of the military Lord Richards said tonight.In his maiden speech in the House of Lords the new peer questioned ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jun 23 2014]

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Myanmar military mum on politics but still invo... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 28 2014]
From Syria To Iraq, Can Allies Of Circumstance ... [Published Worldcrunch - Jul 24 2014]
Three elections, three reactions: Ukraine, Egyp... [Published Payvand Iran News - Jul 21 2014]
Leading Worldwide Removals Specialists Arimshaw... [Published RCL Advisors - Jul 16 2014]
Why Syria? Why Gaza? [Published Intellictual Conservative - Jul 06 2014]
Syria: UK pledges $79 million in cross-border aid [Published i24news - Jul 06 2014]
Britain To Train And Equip 10,000 Rebels In Syria [Published Peace FM - Jul 05 2014]
New report reveals secret plan of UK military t... [Published Voice of Russia - Jul 05 2014]
Maliki fans the flames with his threat to run f... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 05 2014]
Britain drew up plans to build 100,000-strong S... [Published Telegraph - Jul 04 2014]
Britain's Secret Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels Reve... [Published Israel National News - Jul 04 2014]
UK planned to train Syrian rebels [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 04 2014]
TODAY'S - Report: Britain planned to train Syri... [Published Zaman - Jul 04 2014]
Edward Snowden Has A Right To A Fair Trial, Hil... [Published Business Insider - Jul 04 2014]
UK military's secret plan to train Syrian rebel... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 04 2014]
'Snowden should get US legal defence' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 04 2014]
Arming 100,000 Syrian Rebels Would Be ‘Least Wo... [Published Russia Profile - Jul 04 2014]
UK military's secret plan to train Syrian rebel... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 04 2014]
Britain drew up 'shock and awe' plan to train a... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 04 2014]
UK Plans to Topple Syria's Assad by 100,000-Mil... [Published Fars News Agency - Jul 04 2014]
Training a rebel Syrian army is the wrong way t... [Published News » Defence - Jul 04 2014]
Syria conflict: UK planned to train and equip 1... [Published Independent Television Network - Jul 04 2014]
PM considered plan to train and arm 100,000 Syr... [Published The First Post: Latest - Jul 04 2014]
UK planned to train and equip 100,000 Syrian re... [Published World Bulletin - Jul 04 2014]
Report reveals UK secret plans for Syria [Published Press tv - Jul 04 2014]
Syria conflict: UK planned to train and equip 1... [Published Focus Bulgaria - Jul 04 2014]
The true cost of HMS Queen Elizabeth [Published BBC - Jul 04 2014]
UK had plan to train and equip 100,000 Syrian r... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 03 2014]
UK had plan to train, equip 100,000 Syrian rebe... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 03 2014]
UK planned to train Syrian rebels [Published BBC - Jul 03 2014]
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Training a rebel Syrian army is the wrong way t... [Published News » Defence - Jul 04 2014]
The revelation that General David Richards, the former head of Britain's Armed Forces, drew up plans to train a 100,000-strong Syrian rebel army shows just how desperate the British government was to become embroiled in Syria's brutal civil war. During ...
UK had plan to train, equip 100,000 Syrian rebe... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 03 2014]
Britain had planned to train and equip a 100,000-strong rebel army to defeat Syrian President Bashar al-Assad before it was deemed to be too risky, BBC Newsnight reported yesterday.The BBC said the secret "extract, equip, train" proposal, put forward ...
Ministry of Defence Try to Ban Soldier's Book o... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 10 2014]
The Ministry of Defence has been accused of paranoia for trying to ban a book that exposes intelligence blunders in the war in Afghanistan. Captain Dr Mike Martin from the Territorial Army spent six years researching the history of the conflict, and ...
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