fix articles 173846, defence secretary geoff hoon
The staged rescue of Private Jessica Lynch (tags)
The Correspondent team had gone back to Nasiriyah to interview eyewitnesses on events and found an entirely different story. Doctors insisted that far from being ill treated Lynch had received the best treatment possible. Assigned to the only specialist bed in the hospital, and one of only two nurses on the floor, medical staff had even given blood to help her due to a shortage.
BRITISH TROOPS STEP IN TO BAIL OUT YANKS (tags)
The Paras' mission will be diplomatically called a "reinforcement". But it will be a deep embarrassment for US commanders - and an admission they may have won the war but have failed to win the peace.
America Voice your opposition to indiscriminate weapons - Take action! (tags)
On 27 March, US armed forces were reported to have fired missiles with cluster bomblets near Najaf, while on 26 March it was reported that UK Harrier jets had dropped cluster bombs on Iraqi troops. Allegations have also been made that cluster bombs have been dropped on the city of Basra and may be responsible for civilian deaths and injuries
Daily Mirror (UK) publishes leaked British military plans to seize Iraqi oil (tags)
British troops will seize control of Iraq's oilfields under a secret invasion plan already agreed with America