UK Pledges Large Iraq Force

(BBC) - The United Kingdom is to deploy 26,000 more troops for possible military action against Iraq - a far higher figure than anticipated. The UK Defense Secretary, Geoff Hoon, also announced that 150 armored personnel carriers and 120 tanks were being sent to Kuwait before mid-February. The U.S. has already amassed about 52,000 troops in the region and another 60,000 are being deployed.

2003-01-21 00:00:00

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