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The job we had to do in Iraq

Now that we are being absolutely clear about why we are leaving Iraq - let us be equally clear why we went there in the first place.

We invaded Iraq to get rid of al-Qa'ida and arrest Osama Bin Laden.

No, wait, we invaded Iraq to get rid of Saddam Hussein.

No, sorry, we invaded Iraq to bring democracy.

No – to protect the citizens of the UK.

No – to protect Afghan women.

Hey – we got the job done, didn't we?

Jim McCluskey, Twickenham, Middlesex

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