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Posted on September 10, 2009 | tags


World: People are pointing fingers in the Stephen Farrell rescue

  • Gordon Brown’s hearing it after people died. On the plus side, New York Times reporter Stephen Farrell was rescued after just a few days of captivity in Afghanistan. But it came at a deadly cost – beyond Farrell’s interpreter and two Afghan civilians, a British paratrooper was killed. Which means that, since Prime Minister Gordon Brown reportedly gave the final OK, he’s also getting the drama over it. After the fact, though, Brown’s denying it – he says he was only consulted. Hmmmmmmm. source