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Issues: Defence and foreign affairs

The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have dominated the debate on defence and foreign affairs for the past several years. And more recently, events in Libya and the Middle East. Responsibility for these policy areas lies with the UK Government at Westminster.

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MORE FROM THE BBC ON DEFENCE AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS

The BBC news website has a special report on the Libya crisis.

There is also an in-depth section on Arab unrest in the Middle East.

For more on Iraq, visit the news website's Struggle for Iraq section. You'll find a profile of the country too.

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There's an in-depth report called UK troops in Afghanistan.

Another page tracks UK armed forces' fatalities in both countries.

BBC Newsnight's diplomatic and defence editor Mark Urban writes a blog entitled War and Peace.





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