The Times

We need to tell the truth about defence

Defence secretary Gavin Williamson is said to be threatening the prime minister with a mutiny, perhaps even with a vote against the autumn budget, unless his department is given £20 billion towards filling its cash chasm. Read More

A Message to My Readers

Well, everybody: Vietnam is done, finished, over.   Now, I am just crossing my fingers that when you all get to see it in the autumn, you find the story as fascinating as I do. Read More

Vietnam An Epic Tragedy: 1945-1975

NEW BOOK COMING SEPTEMBER 2018 Vietnam became the Western world’s most divisive conflict since the Second World War, first creating a humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United States in 1975. Read More