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 Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Quebec soldiers ordered to avoid ‘public places in military uniform’ after Ottawa shooting

MONTREAL – As a result of attacks Wednesday and Monday against soldiers in Ottawa and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., Armed Forces personnel in Quebec have been ordered not to wear their uniforms in public unless they are conducting operations or commuting ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Sister of British hostage pleads with Islamic terrorists to ‘restart dialogue’

The sister of British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held hostage by the Islamic State (IS), has urged the terror group to "restart dialogue" with his family.Mr Cantlie, a photojournalist who has worked for newspapers including The Sunday Times, ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

General David Richards: We Could Beat Isis In Six Months With Boots On The Ground

The West's war against IS could be "over in six months" if the US and UK governments were to put "boots on the ground", the former head of the British armed forces has said.Speaking to the Huffington Post UK , General David Richards, who stepped down ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Former UK military chief on ISIS fight

General David Richards, former head of the British military, speaks with CNN's Christiane Amanpour about the ISIS fight. ... [Published CNN.com - Video - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Former commander of the British forces demands the participation of western land forces to end the war with Daash.

BAGHDAD / Nina /--Former commander of the British armed forces in Iraq , Gen. David Richards stated that "the resolution of the war against Daash requires the participation of western land forces to give a real support .He said in a televised statement ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

General Sir David Richards in Chorleywood Tonight

Prolific political and military figure and one of Britain's best-known generals, General Sir David Richards is coming to Chorlewood tonight! He is speaking at the Chorleywood Memorial Hall at 7.30pm. He will be discussing his forty years in service and ... [Published Watford Observer - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Air campaign "cannot possibly" beat ISIS

General David Richards, former head of the British armed forces, says a "guy in an airplane" cannot seize and hold terrain. ... [Published CNN.com - Video - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Should British ground troops be involved in Iraq? Calls grow for...

Would you support British boots on the ground in Iraq?While the UK has committed to air strikes against Islamic State fighters, there has been a reluctance to deploy combat troops in the conflict.But after the beheading of charity worker Alan Hemming ... [Published Scunthorpe Telegraph - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 2 reports

ISIS Flag Raised in Key Syrian Town as Kurds Warn US Airstrikes Not Enough

:00 AM PDT post a commentThe Syrian Kurds claim the United States-led airstrikes against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) are not working. The terrorist group is still advancing on Kobani, a key city on the Syria/Turkey border. The black flag of the ... [Published Breitbart.com - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 4 reports

‘Thousands more UK troops needed to beat jihadis’

THOUSANDS more troops will be required to defeat Islamic State (IS) and other religious extremists, the former head of the UK's armed forces said yesterday.Lord Richards of Herstmonceux said cuts to the army must be reversed as part of the battle against ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 2 reports

David Cameron Hints UK Air Strikes Against Isis Could Extend to Syria

UK prime minister indicates Britain's military campaign could extend into Syria if Westminster agreesPrime Minster David Cameron said boots on the ground are needed to support US-led air strikes against Isis but insisted they must be those of Iraqi t ... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Islamic State targeted air strikes could be extended to Syria, PM hints

David Cameron has given his broadest hint yet that he wants to extend the fight against Islamic State (Isis) to Syria and only a lack of political consent at Westminster is holding the government back.The prime minister said on Sunday he was sympathetic ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 28 2014]

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Why Arming the Kurds Is the Only Option - Even ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 23 2014]
A Daesh air force and WMDs: What next? [Published Gulf News - Oct 22 2014]
Quebec soldiers ordered to avoid ‘public places... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 22 2014]
Senior Nigerian Politician Named As Boko Haram ... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 16 2014]
Former UK Defence Staff Chief Joins DynCorp [Published DefenseNews.com - Oct 15 2014]
Nigerian politicians said to be sponsoring Boko... [Published Politicsweb - Oct 14 2014]
Sister of British hostage pleads with Islamic t... [Published Yorkshire Post - Oct 14 2014]
Boko Haram: An open letter to the UN and the gl... [Published The Independent - Oct 13 2014]
Exclusive: Bring back our girls - UK urged to t... [Published The Independent - Oct 13 2014]
Bombing in the Middle East again: three easy qu... [Published New Internationalist - Oct 13 2014]
Bombing Isis fails wars most critical imperativ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 09 2014]
Bombing in the Middle East again: three easy qu... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 09 2014]
General David Richards: We Could Beat Isis In S... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 09 2014]
Former commander of the British forces demands ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Oct 09 2014]
General Sir David Richards in Chorleywood Tonight [Published Watford Observer - Oct 09 2014]
Former UK military chief on ISIS fight [Published CNN.com - Video - Oct 08 2014]
Former UK military chief on Afghanistan [Published CNN.com - Video - Oct 08 2014]
Air campaign "cannot possibly" beat ISIS [Published CNN.com - Video - Oct 08 2014]
Should British ground troops be involved in Ira... [Published Scunthorpe Telegraph - Oct 07 2014]
Syria: Kobane Under Threat From Isis [Published di-ve.com - Oct 07 2014]
ISIS Flag Raised in Key Syrian Town as Kurds Wa... [Published Breitbart.com - Oct 06 2014]
ISIS Flag Raised in Key Syrian Town as Kurds Wa... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 06 2014]
How effective are air strikes in combating the ... [Published Canberra Times - Oct 06 2014]
‘Thousands more UK troops needed to beat jihadis’ [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 05 2014]
‘Thousands more UK troops needed to beat jihadis’ [Published The Scotsman - Oct 05 2014]
'Send Western boots to Iraq' [Published Press tv - Oct 05 2014]
Former UK armed forces chief calls for ‘western... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 05 2014]
Former UK armed forces chief calls for ‘western... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 05 2014]
​UK troops may join US plan to train Syrian rebels [Published Russia Today - Oct 03 2014]
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Quebec soldiers ordered to avoid ‘public places... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 22 2014]
MONTREAL – As a result of attacks Wednesday and Monday against soldiers in Ottawa and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., Armed Forces personnel in Quebec have been ordered not to wear their uniforms in public unless they are conducting operations or commuting ...
Former UK military chief on ISIS fight [Published CNN.com - Video - Oct 08 2014]
General David Richards, former head of the British military, speaks with CNN's Christiane Amanpour about the ISIS fight. ...
Former UK military chief on Afghanistan [Published CNN.com - Video - Oct 08 2014]
General David Richards, former U.K. military chief, says the world cannot take its foot off the pedal in Afghanistan. ...
Air campaign "cannot possibly" beat ISIS [Published CNN.com - Video - Oct 08 2014]
General David Richards, former head of the British armed forces, says a "guy in an airplane" cannot seize and hold terrain. ...
ISIS Flag Raised in Key Syrian Town as Kurds Wa... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 06 2014]
The Syrian Kurds claim the United States-led airstrikes against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) are not working. The terrorist group is still advancing on Kobani, a key city on the Syria/Turkey border. The black flag of the group was raised in the eastern ...
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