PREPARATIONS FOR THE IRAQ WAR
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Interviewee name: MAJOR GENERAL JAMES SHAW CBE
Date of event: 1 Jan 2003
The British army were hampered in their preparations for war because the politicians did not want it to be thought that they had made up their minds ahead of a UN Resolution. And when James heard Rumsfeld say "we don't do nation-building" he knew it would all go wrong.