The tip-off, says an American counterintelligence official, came from information collected over many months suggesting that the Warsaw Pact countries possessed “bits and pieces” of top-secret NATO wartime contingency plans.
The U.S. forces that had taken over the South Seas island were in a hurry.
A little over a year ago, Kandahar province, like much of southern Afghanistan, was overwhelmed with Taliban fighters and underpatrolled by NATO troops. U.S
Fresh faced and pictured wearing a crisp military uniform, the photo of a young Jim Tuckwell looks like it was taken before he’d seen action. But in fact, at the age of just 22, he had already experienced the full horrors of war.