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NATO's decision to scale back operations with Afghan soldiers and police amid a spike in insider attacks risks undermining the entire international mission in Afghanistan, British lawmakers warned Tuesday.
LONDON — Prime Minister Gordon Brown, on a visit to Washington this month, will seek to soothe reported Bush administration irritation over remarks from two of his ministers suggesting that he intends to distance Britain from its steadfast alliance with the United States.
Labour foreign affairs spokesman Douglas Alexander said the latest allegations showed that rules about
"I am angry as a citizen of the United Kingdom that this seems to be happening in Parliament, and I am angry as a politician that the good name of the endeavor of politics — trying to find shared solutions to shared problems — is once again being smeared by what appears to be conduct that literally cannot be defended," he told the BBC.