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British Troops in Iraq

Donald Payne, British War Crimes Corporal, "Every Member Of My Unit Abused Iraqis"

Times Online | Johnny McDevitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A former soldier convicted in connection with the death of an Iraqi hotel worker has accused an officer of pretending to set a young detainee on fire ...

Iraqi Interpreters To Sue British Government

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A group of 25 Iraqis who aided British forces in Iraq, mostly through interpreting services, will sue the government over inadequate security against ...

Britain Was 'Dragged' Into Iraq War, Says Former Spy Chief

Telegraph | Duncan Gardham, Security Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Britain was "dragged into a war in Iraq which was always against out better judgment" the former deputy head of MI6 has claimed, in a remark that will...

Britain Now Has Its Own Abu Graib - Inflicted By Troops, On Troops

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Four army recruits were found dead at the while undergoing training. Two of them were 17. The army swiftly ruled that they were suicides. It is now clear that the truth is much more complex -- and dark.

British Troops Will Pull Out Of Iraq By June

The Guardian | Richard Norton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Britain's six-year occupation of south Iraq will begin drawing to a close in March, and the last troops will leave Basra by June, a senior defence sou...

The Hidden Cost of the Gulf War

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

While US casualties in Iraq appear relatively low -- 4,100 dead and 35,000 wounded -- the real health costs of Iraq will, as in the case of the First Gulf War, not be known for years.

British Troops Out Of Iraq By End Of 2009, Iraqi Official Says

AFP | Denis Hiault | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD (AFP) -- All British troops will be out of Iraq by the end of next year, Iraq's national security advisor said on Friday, days before Baghdad ...

UK: Iraqi Police Capable Of Policing Entire South Of Country

The Guardian (U.K. | Richard Norton-Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iraqi security forces are now capable of policing the entire south of their country without British help, senior defence and Foreign Office officials ...

UK Army Chief Says Troops "Devalued" "Angry" And Suffering From Iraq Fatigue

The Guardian (U.K.) | Nicholas Watt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

British troops feel 'devalued, angry' and are 'suffering from Iraq fatigue', according to the head of the army, who warns that Britain's military cove...