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Iraq abuse inquiry little more than a whitewash, says official

The Ministry of Defence says an investigation will be launched into claims that an inquiry it set up to examine whether British troops abused Iraqi prisoners has become “little more than a whitewash”. Louise Thomas, an official working with the in… Continue reading

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Afghanistan and Iraq ‘have cost taxpayers ??20bn’ – Telegraph

The cost to British taxpayers of fighting, diplomacy and reconstruction in Afghanistan and Iraq since the 9/11 attacks passed ?20 billion, official figures reveal. This includes ?18 billion for military operations, on top of the normal defence bud… Continue reading

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