2011 in review: Muddy outlook stains mixed year for British military




In this, the first of Defence Dateline Group's three-part review of 2011, Tom Wein discusses the role of the British military. The turbulence of 2011 has not left the British military untouched. Here, Defence Dateline reviews an eventful year for the three services and their political masters. Of Iraqi sands and exit plans On 22nd May, the final handful of British troops left Iraq, and Operation Telic was closed. Its effects, though, have reverberated during the year, and will rumble on...
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