Tuesday, May 5, 2009

The uneasy retreat from Iraq

Gordon Brown's description of Iraq as a success story is evidence of the huge gap between rhetoric and reality

James Denselow
guardian.co.uk, Monday 4 May 2009

"Gordon Brown bookended his predecessor's war of choice, by explaining that Britain and Iraq were now entering a "long-term partnership of equals". However it was a US flag that replaced the union flag at Basra airport, a reminder that despite improvements in the security situation the real exit of foreign forces from Iraq is by no means imminent......"

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