Archive of 18 November 2006

Tony Blair made the comments about Iraq on al-Jazeera television

Blair admits Iraq is a disaster

Tony Blair has apparently acknowledged that the violence which has dominated Iraq since the US-led invasion in 2003 invasion was a "disaster".

  • Gordon Brown is meeting UK troops in Basra

    Brown makes visit to Iraq

    As the current prime minister was apparently admitting British involvement in Iraq had been "a disaster", his likely successor was seeing first-hand the reality of the situation there.

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