Joe Glenton refused to serve a second tour in Afghanistan on legal and moral grounds, later spending five months in military prison. He has written for the Guardian, the Mirror, and New Internationalist. His book, 'Soldier Box', is published by Verso.
02 April 2014 11:57 AM
What is apparent to me as a veteran, but has remained largely taboo in the media at home, is that we have not been fighting a fixed and easily identifiable group
17 January 2014 12:19 PM
We have vastly better things to do with the money
17 December 2013 04:26 PM
'Murders, kidnaps, opium production, bombing and the molesting of young boys. All of them are up since 2001'
01 November 2013 12:53 PM
At least there will be some light entertainment available on the barricades
The fact that public opinion is against further wars of choice has not gone unnoticed by the military
29 September 2013 12:08 PM
The Ministry of Defence is taking care to rebrand its image
17 July 2013 02:37 PM
As long as men and women are put through the forge in preparation for war, the drive towards realistic training will exact a toll in blood
25 June 2013 06:12 PM
I wish the fugitive well. But we should focus on what he revealed, not who he is
31 May 2013 11:39 AM
The idea that our forces would act as a break on American excesses was a pipe dream
Thatcher's march to war in the Falklands won an election - and her funeral will process to the same jingoistic tune
11 April 2013 03:53 PM
War is no fit "theme" for a funeral, says Afghanistan veteran Joe Glenton
03 March 2013 04:32 PM
Soldiers keeping their mouths shut keeps things in the same sorry condition, writes Afghanistan veteran and author Joe Glenton
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