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Part of Opposition Day — [13th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 3:55 pm on 20th January 2015.

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Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart Chair, Defence Committee 3:55 pm, 20th January 2015

My hon. Friend pointed out in an essay that Maurice Hankey had said that we had failed to predict the 1870 Franco-Prussian war. Most recently, we failed to predict Russia going into Ukraine and Daesh taking over western Iraq, so I agree very wholeheartedly with my hon. Friend.