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After 18 years in the British Army including serving in the Falklands War with the SBS, Hugh became a non-fiction author and television producer. He was the Defence Correspondent of The Sunday Times from 1995 -2000.
As well as writing books, Hugh is the Director of The Scars of War Foundation at the University of Oxford, a pioneering medical research team examining the cognitive neuroscience of combat-related PTSD and brain injury in war veterans.
Hugh says: "I'm a campaigner and enthusiast; and try to be entertaining with it.
Having written a wide variety of non-fiction books, I'm now having a go at fiction - a "military historical thriller" about the Falklands War of 1982. Publishers always want to know "which bookstore shelf will this oc...more


198571_vylent_game-of-thronesOnce the suppressive force of a regime is removed, countries like Egypt, Iraq and Afghanistan have no mechanisms to stop extremists filling the vacuum. There are worse things than dictators.


The CIA’s funding of ISIS as the ‘official” opposition to the Syrian regime has created one such monster. The principle of “my enemy’s enemy is my friend” is not something that serious nations ought to espou...

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