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How Will British Draw Down Affect Violence in Iraq?

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How Will British Draw Down Affect Violence in Iraq?

How Will British Draw Down Affect Violence in Iraq?

How Will British Draw Down Affect Violence in Iraq?

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The British plan to pull about 1,500 troops from Iraq, with the possibility of 500 more leaving this summer. Guests look at the politics and strategy behind the decision, and what it means for the United States.

Guests:

Matthew Symonds political editor of The Economist

Thomas Harding defense correspondent for The Daily Telegraph