Colonel Richard Kemp, a former British army commander in Afghanistan, reacted against Prince Harry’s revelation that he killed 25 Taliban fighters.
He said the Spare, which is an autobiography of Prince Harry, where he admits not seeing the enemies as a human being would be seen as a “betrayal” of his former comrades.
He added that such comments would increase hatred of the armed forces and endanger his security.
Ex-commander said, according to Harry, the British Army taught him and other soldiers how to see the adversary. He also asserted that killing someone you perceive to be a human is impossible, which is nonsense.
It is wrong; it created the false impression that the British army indoctrinated or instructed its soldiers to degrade the Taliban or any other foe. They do not.
He added that they must be eliminated when necessary if they constitute a threat. However, troops are specifically instructed to treat their opponents respectfully and consider them as fellow human beings.
It is a bit of an insult to the British Army and his fellow troops who fought there for Harry to claim that is not the reality, “he continued. Although I am sure it increases book sales, it utterly misleads the public.