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The Last Exit From Iraq

Author: Joel Rayburn
March/April 2006
Foreign Affairs

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Over 70 years ago, the United Kingdom's occupation of Iraq proved so unpopular at home that London had to declare success and head for the exit. The British pulled out early, and chaos followed in their wake. If Washington hopes for better, it should study this example to learn how -- and how not -- to end an occupation.

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