The Wales on Sunday newspaper will be worth reading tomorrow.
The full details are not yet available but they have the surprising result of an opinion poll that will terrify Defence Ministers. Asked whether the troops in Afghanistan should be brought home now, 74% said 'Yes.'
The case for the continuing waste of life is collapsing. Apart from some fragile reconstruction and more children in education, everything else is deteriorating. The Western Mail will publish an article by me next week exposing the depraved thieves of Karzai's Afghan Police, human rights 'worse than the Taliban', and the diversion of $billions of aid money into the pockets of Karzai's crooks and the warlords.
The witness of Malalai Joya has been ignored by the press. She spoke in London last Thursday and published a new book. Who noticed? When the public learn the truth on this futile war, more than 90% will want to bring the troops home to safety.
It's far better to do a deal now that to retreat under duress as the Russian did from Kabul and the Americans from Saigon. It was public opinion in the USA, aghast as the returning body bags, that forced the stampede from Saigon.
After last year's recess Gordon Brown read out the names of 18 soldiers who died in the previous three months. More than that have already been killed this month. It cannot continue.
There was never a case to send troops to Afghanistan - bring them home now.