Description - Big Boys' Rules by Mark Urban
Big boys' games, big boys' rules is the phrase used by British security forces to describe their unofficial attitude to the I.R.A. Mark Urban explores covert operations against the I.R.A. from 1976 to 1987.
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(197mm x 126mm x 20mm)
Faber & Faber
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Author Biography - Mark Urban
Mark Urban is the Diplomatic Editor of the BBC's 'Newsnight' and was formerly defence correspondent for the Independent. He has covered many wars and is remembered for live broadcasts under a Scud attack in Saudi Arabia in 1991 or while being fired upon in Kosovo. His books include Big Boys' Rules: The SAS and the Secret Struggle against the IRA, described by John Stalker as 'a book which needed to be written', and UK Eyes Alpha: Inside British Intelligence, which the Sunday Times found 'accurate, revelatory and fascinating'.