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Bob Ainsworth backs keeping UK troops in Afghanistan

Former Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth on why he still backs the UK's role in Afghanistan - as David Cameron heads home after addressing the British troops.

But the Labour MP said Britain must not announce an 'artificial' deadline to pull out and he was asked whether the UK can still afford to keep troops in the nation.

David Wooding from the News of the World and the Guardian's Zoe Williams also give their views.


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