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No two wars are identical.
 

Now children as young as nine carry AK47s which can kill 30 people in seconds.
 

On the Northern Ireland question, for instance, the British and Irish governments prohibit media contact with members of the IRA, but we have always gone ahead, believing in the right to information.
 

People always seem to assume that we have a full, back-up support team - make-up, costume and a driver - but usually, in a war zone, there's only me and the cameraman.
 

The better the information it has, the better democracy works. Silence and secrecy are never good for it.
 

Up until about 12 years ago we never, ever, wore flak jacket or helmets but now the nastiness has got worse.
 

When you are covering a life-or-death struggle, as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate and right to go along with military censorship, and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't be any press without the censorship.
 


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