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Tensions Persist for British Troops in Basra

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Tensions Persist for British Troops in Basra

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Tensions Persist for British Troops in Basra

Tensions Persist for British Troops in Basra

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The governor of Basra is refusing to cooperate with British forces stationed in the Iraqi city and is demanding an apology for their perceived "aggression." Monday, British troops stormed a Basra police station looking for two British undercover agents who were in custody.