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The new Iraq war

Obama – and Cameron – might like to back away from the War on Terror, but the other side didn't get the memo


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[/audioplayer]Seven weeks ago, Barack Obama proclaimed that ‘it’s time to turn the page on more than a decade of war’. The people of Iraq do not have this option. They’ve seen, in Basra, Iran-backed militias take on and defeat the British military.

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