Aden 1967- a shocking account of Britain's forgotten war on terror, and a remarkable story of leadership and courage.
Aaron Edwards is a senior lecturer in defence and international affairs at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, specialising in terrorism and counter-insurgency. He is the author and editor of several books, including Defending the Realm- The Politics of Britain's Small Wars Since 1945, and has lectured all over the world on aspects of national and international security. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
A book for anyone interested in the history of imperialism, of
Scotland and of a regiment engaged in its own war on terror. *
A vivid, balanced portrayal of the rise and fall of British imperialism in a fascinating part of the world -- Ian Cobain * Guardian *
The research effort to create this book is stupendous...a fascinating book on several levels. -- Malachi O'Doherty * Irish Times *
An excellent account, with many avenues previously neglected given the attention they deserve -- Colonel (Ret'd) David Benest OBE * Royal United Service Institute (RUSI) Journal *
This is a book with a bit of everything - narrative and analysis, pace and detail, villainous politicians and heroic fighters... Strongly recommended... -- James Spencer * British Yemeni Society Journal *