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Violence in Basra Drops 90% After British Withdrawal

11/17/07 | by [mail] | Categories: culture/news

In Basra, violence is a tenth of what it was before British pullback, general says - International Herald Tribune

BAGHDAD: Attacks against British and Iraqi forces have plunged by 90 percent in southern Iraq since London withdrew its troops from the main city of Basra, the commander of British forces there said Thursday.

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US ‘delayed UK Basra withdrawal’ - The withdrawal of British troops from Basra was delayed by five months due to political pressure from the US, a UK military commander in Iraq has said. - BBC - 10SEPT07

So who’s playing politics here?

Troops home now.

[Member]11/17/07 @ 21:14

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