"This idea that we will be in"—
"for just as long as we need to and not a day more . . . is rubbish . . . We must reorganise our military to be there a long time."
Is not that latest American assessment rather closer to the truth than what the Prime Minister and the Foreign Secretary say on the subject; and do we not face a similar situation to that in Bosnia, where British troops are still deployed after 11 long years?