Masters and Commanders: No 10 and the Generals

With contributions from many leading politicians and the military, BBC Newsnight Diplomatic Editor Mark Urban explores the tense and sometimes explosive relationship between politicians and their generals down the ages and asks who really calls the shots. Including General Monck, who restored the monarchy, colourful Gordon of Khartoum and the battle in Whitehall before the Falklands War.


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  • Presenter Mark Urban