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 Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS: Cover for U.S. War of Terror

It is skinning to watch U.S. President Barack Obama calling on Iraq to form an “inclusive” government. Iraq communities lived side by side for centuries and in some cases for millennia. The U.S. planted the seed of division and violence in Iraq. During ... [Published Axis of Logic - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Cameron REJECTED a plan to squeeze ISIS 'out of existence' two years ago, former head of the British military reveals

David Cameron could have squeezed ISIS 'out of existence' two years ago if he had accepted a top secret plan presented to him by the army, the former head of the British military revealed today.General Sir David Richards said he gave the Prime Minister ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

President Obama: 'We don't have a strategy to tackle Isis in Syria'

The US does not yet have a strategy to tackle the Islamic State (Isis) in Syria, Barack Obama has admitted after criticism that American and British failures in the country allowed group to rise. In a press briefing at the White House on Thursday, the ... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

ISIS is the creation of UK and US's failed Syria policy: Former military chief

London, Aug 28 (ANI): Former head of the armed forces, General Sir David Richards, has held the United States' and the United Kingdom's Syria policy responsible for the swift rise of militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). ... [Published Ani News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Syria crisis: British and US failure there led to creation of Isis, says former military chief General Sir...

The former armed forces head General Sir David Richards has said Britain and the US encouraged the rebels in Syria to keep fighting Bashar al-Assad’s regime while denying them the means to achieve victory, in a failure of policy which created the conditions ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Perry Will Tap Campaign Account To Pay Attorneys

Updated: Thursday, August 21 2014, 08:17 AM CDTby Jay Root, The Texas TribuneAugust 20, 2014Updated Aug. 20, 10 p.m.:Gov. Rick Perry, who has been using taxpayer dollars to pay his defense lawyers, will tap campaign funds from now on to compensate the ... [Published KEYE TV - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Three elections, three reactions: Ukraine, Egypt and Syria

By Farhang Jahanpour (first published by TFF Associates & Themes Blog )On Friday 27 June, Ukraine's new president Petro Poroshenko signed a trade and economic pact with the European Union. It was the same deal that his predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Elections, Ukraine, Egypt
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

'Snowden should get US legal defence'

_ Hillary Clinton has said Edward Snowden should be entitled to both 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 be held accountable and also able ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 3 reports

UK military's secret plan to train Syrian rebels to topple Bashar al-Assad

_ The British military drew up a secret plan two years ago to train a 100,000-strong Syrian rebel force aimed at toppling president Bashar Assad.The plan was the brainchild of General Sir David Richards, then chief of staff. The military regularly draws ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 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 27 2014 - 1 reports

Britain's armed forces will be like a banana republic's if MoD keeps cutting costs, says ex-CDS Lord Richards

Lord Richards of Herstmonceux attacked the "bean counters" who stripped his successors of being allowed to live in Kensington Palace. Britain’s armed forces will be little better than that of a banana republic unless the Ministry of Defence stops cutting ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 26 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]

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ISIS: Cover for U.S. War of Terror [Published Axis of Logic - Sep 06 2014]
Cameron REJECTED a plan to squeeze ISIS 'out of... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 05 2014]
President Obama: 'We don't have a strategy to t... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
ISIS is the creation of UK and US's failed Syri... [Published Ani News - Aug 28 2014]
ISIS is the creation of UK and US's failed Syri... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 28 2014]
Syria crisis: British and US failure there led ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
Syria crisis: British and US failure there led ... [Published The Independent - Aug 27 2014]
Perry Will Tap Campaign Account To Pay Attorneys [Published KEYE TV - Aug 21 2014]
Questions Mount Over Taxpayer Funding for Perry... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Aug 21 2014]
Three elections, three reactions: Ukraine, Egyp... [Published Payvand Iran News - Jul 21 2014]
'Snowden should get US legal defence' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 04 2014]
UK military's secret plan to train Syrian rebel... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 04 2014]
Training a rebel Syrian army is the wrong way t... [Published News » Defence - Jul 04 2014]
PM considered plan to train and arm 100,000 Syr... [Published The First Post: Latest - Jul 04 2014]
UK had plan to train, equip 100,000 Syrian rebe... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 03 2014]
Britain's armed forces will be like a banana re... [Published Telegraph - Jun 26 2014]
Andy McSmith's Diary: And Michael Fabricant tho... [Published The Independent - Jun 26 2014]
Ministry of Defence Try to Ban Soldier's Book o... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 10 2014]
Anger at 'grotesque Bloody Sunday billboard appeal [Published Telegraph - Feb 28 2014]
250 soldiers may be quizzed in new Bloody Sunda... [Published Telegraph - Feb 27 2014]
Top UK general says ‘country could intervene mi... [Published Topnews.in - Nov 12 2012]
British Armed Forces chief warns of ‘enduring i... [Published Topnews.in - Dec 27 2011]
US “winning” 10-yr-old “tough conflict” in Afgh... [Published Topnews.in - Dec 14 2011]
Biography for Sir David Richards [Published Silobreaker - Aug 09 2008]
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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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