'Afghanistan Will Need Propping Up for a Very Long Time', Says Former Defence Secretary Ainsworth

Posted: 01/01/2011
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This third segment of our interview with former Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth digs deep into the Afghanistan debate. The former Sec Def hints at knowing that the conflict could never be won as a war on the battlefield. He also openly reveals his advice to Gordon Brown on how to handle troop numbers and discusses the setbacks to British forces in Helmand.

This is Part III of our six part interview with Bob Ainsworth. View Part I and Part II.

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