Decorated British general critical of Iraq war planning

Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb, who was was knighted in 2009 for his service in Iraq, has told ITV News that better planning for the war could have saved British lives.

See more of his interview with Mark Austin on ITV News at 10:10pm.

Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb speaks with Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace in 2009 Credit: Johnny Green/PA
Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb is knighted by the Prince of Wales Credit: Johnny Green/PA

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