The magical disappearing Iraqi troop withdrawal

First it was 2,000 British troops to be withdrawn from Iraq (the figure leaked to the BBC).

Then it was 1,000 (the figure Gordon Brown told the TV cameras earlier today).

Then it was 730 (after it turned out that 270 has already come home).

Then it was 500 (after it came to light that 230 were due to come home anyway under plans announced in July).

And then it was zero (after it turned out the other 500 are currently not in Iraq but in, er…, Germany).

Read more by .
This entry was posted in News.
Bookmark the web address for this page or use the short url http://ldv.org.uk/1436 for Twitter and emails.
Advert

10 Comments

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarStephen Hesketh 30th Oct - 9:22pm
    @paul barker 30th Oct '14 - 8:36pm Paul, re Labour tearing themselves apart, I sincerely hope they do. I think the British left and our...
  • User Avatartonyhill 30th Oct - 9:05pm
    Stephen Donnelly - quite right. As I have said on previous discussions about this sort of topic, what is all the angst about? This is...
  • User AvatarPeter Chambers 30th Oct - 8:57pm
    LDV is a space on the Internet. It needs defending, a fact discovered by the Reddit team some time ago. I agree with the suggestion...
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 30th Oct - 8:52pm
    We need a "carrot and stick" approach to hard drugs. The messaging the article sends out is wrong. The message is simply: "let's be nice...
  • User Avatarsimon 30th Oct - 8:44pm
    "...has anyone noticed that The Labour Party is tearing itself apart ? The Greens will take some of Labours current Vote share but we can...
  • User Avatarpaul barker 30th Oct - 8:36pm
    Sorry to wander off-topic but has anyone noticed that The Labour Party is tearing itself apart ? The Greens will take some of Labours current...