A British Reality Check on Progress In Iraq
Posted on Dec 3, 2007
The UK will hand over control of Basra to Iraqi forces despite failing in its goal to establish security there, an MPs’ [members of Parliament] report says.
The city is dominated by militias and the police contains “murderous” and “corrupt” elements, the report added.
The whole purpose of the UK forces’ presence may be in question due to cuts, the Defence Committee suggested.
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