"We are now on a good path to hand over provincial control of Basra some time in the first part of next year," Sir Jock Stirrup, chief of Britain's defense staff, told British Broadcasting Corp.
This is a real name?
Not only that, but it's the name of a high powered political figure in the UK?
Shouldn't he be donning chaps over at west sussex gearing up for the derby? Or beating up some english bloke in the locker room?