UK to halve its Iraq force to 2,500 troops - Yahoo! News
Even Britian, which nowadays seems more democratic than the US, is not totally withdrawing from Iraq. What's wrong with people? Argh!LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will halve its force in Iraq to 2,500 troops from spring next year, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said on Monday against a backdrop of noisy anti-war protesters outside parliament waving "troops out" banners.
In his first major foreign policy speech to parliament, Brown also announced plans to allow Iraqis who have worked for British troops to apply for funds to resettle in Britain, Iraq or other countries in the region.