James Jeffrey is a British journalist based in the United States, where he graduated with a master's in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin, in May 2012. He left the British army as a captain in April 2010, having served over nine years in the Queen's Royal Lancers, including operational tours in Kosovo (2002), Iraq (2004, 2006) and Afghanistan (2009)
Articles by this author
Sunday, February 17, 2013
The Lonely Soldier and the Moral Scars of War
In trying to understand the ongoing suicide epidemic among soldiers and veterans a third factor in addition to physical injuries and PTSD is now being discussed: the moral injuries they bring back.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Drone Warfare's Deadly Civilian Toll: A Very Personal View
I find myself caught between the need to follow the drone debate and the need to avoid unpleasant memories it stirs. I used drones – unmanned aerial vehicles – during the nadir of my military career that was an operational tour in Afghanistan .