Leading figures from the world of military affairs nominate the most compelling book on their subject in 2016
The Times online – 24 December 2016
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Dr Julian Lewis MP, Chairman, House of Commons Defence Committee:
Thatcher augmented MI5 and MI6 with private ideological operators. Blair was an “incompetent intelligence consumer”. Cameron “misled the public through oversimplification” – alleging Syrian government chemical attacks which may have been a rebel “set-up”. In these and other judgments, the authors demonstrate perceptiveness, lucidity and total command of their subject.