10% cut to UK Troops numbers in Iraq

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  1. in_the_cheapseats

    in_the_cheapseats LE Moderator

    Just on the box now. Govn to announce a "significant" decrease of UK troops this afternoon.

    More to follow, I'm sure
     
  2. great, get them all home.
     

  3. ...so they can be sent to Afghanistan, presumably...
     
  4. in_the_cheapseats

    in_the_cheapseats LE Moderator

  5. msr

    msr LE

    So no need for the TA there then?

    msr
     
  6. Reduction about the size of a Battle group, and we are cutting 4 infantry Battlions at the same time. 2 related by any chance?
     
  7. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    My money's on Iran!.......
     
  8. that's about right.



    235,000 locals to do the job of 800 Brits.