If or When to take affirmative action.

If or When to take affirmative action.

Hearing over the weekend about further loss of life in Afghanistan and reading all the various debates in the weekend papers brought to mind some verse written by Rudyard Kipling. Titled If  and written with regard to his friend, Dr Leander Starr Jameson’s raid against the Boers in 1896, and the British Government’s backtracking deceitful [...]