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The British Army should not escape the watchful eye of the law

Government by jackboot

Mizal Karim Al-Sweady, the father of Hamid Al-Sweady carries a photo of his son after leaving the inquiry into his death. Sean Dempsey/PA Archive/PA Images

Mizal Karim Al-Sweady, the father of Hamid Al-Sweady carries a photo of his son after leaving the inquiry into his death. Sean Dempsey/PA Archive/PA Images

A starker contest between the esteemed and the despised would be hard to imagine. On one hand, we have “our brave service men and women,” and on the other, pesky, parasitical lawyers. The gulf in affection for the two groups is…

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