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Menzies Campbell: Nasty, brutish and refusing to go away

As leaked documents tell of 109,000 violent deaths in five years, will the war’s supporters finally admit they were wrong?

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MING CAMPBELL COMMENTS ON IRAQ INQUIRY

Commenting on Tony Blair’s former Director of Communication Alastair Campbell’s evidence to the Iraq Inquiry, former Liberal Democrat Leader and member of the Foreign Affairs Committee Sir Menzies Campbell said:
“Alastair Campbell’s evidence to the Chilcot Inquiry was only the hors …

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Shallow posturing on Iraq must not obscure real issue of withdrawal

Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell has called on Labour and the Conservatives to focus on the real issue facing our troops in Iraq, the timing of their withdrawal, not the timing of political announcements.
He said:
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All troops should be brought home from Iraq within six months

Responding to reports, accompanying Gordon Brown’s visit to Iraq today, that 2,000 troops could be brought home by the spring, Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell said:
“While we welcome any reduction in the number of British troops in Iraq, there is …

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Campbell demands explanation for Basra move

Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell has demanded an explanation from the Government after it controversially transferred 350 troops to Basra, near the Iraq-Iran border. The Independent reports that the deployment was at the request of the Americans, and quotes Ming:
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