Just ahead of the tenth anniversary of the Iraq war, a leading British general at the time has in part blamed a lack of planning for the bloodshed after the war was won.
In an interview with ITV News, Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb said post-war planning was "pretty hopeless" leading to the loss of British and Iraqi lives.
ITV News presenter Mark Austin reports:
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