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Iraq - what went wrong? Mark Urban Q&A

  • Newsnight
  • 22 Mar 07, 07:16 PM

Newsnight's Diplomatic Editor Mark Urban answers your questions on US strategy in Iraq.

Mark UrbanSince the invasion of Iraq four years ago, some 134 British troops and more than 3,200 US service personnel have been killed. It is harder to quantify the number of Iraqi deaths, estimates range from 60,000 to more than 600,000. One thing is certain, the cost in human life of the conflict has been huge. And the killing goes on.

But given this was not a snap conflict and had been planned for months, some say years, how did things go so wrong? To find out our diplomatic editor Mark Urban spoke to some of the senior US military figures who were charged with putting Iraq back together after the invasion.

Mark has agreed to answer any questions you might have about US strategy in Iraq raised by his report. You can watch it by clicking here. He'll respond to as many questions as he can.

Thursday, 22 March, 2007

  • Newsnight
  • 22 Mar 07, 05:44 PM

baghdad203.jpgAs part of our Iraq series our Diplomatic Editor Mark Urban asks what went wrong during the first 18 months of the Iraq war. He'll be answering questions about his report online tomorrow. To put a question to him click here.

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