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'A certain doziness' in UK evacuation plan

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Most British nationals have now got out of Libya. But there are others, mainly oil workers, who are still in remote camps.

There has been a good deal of criticism of the government's operation to evacuate British people: its speed and the technical difficulties which accompanied it.

Should it have been easier? Lord West, a security minister in the last government and a former First Sea Lord, and Charles Crawford, a former British ambassador in Sarajevo, Belgrade and Poland, reflect on the problems faced by the government in bringing people out of Libya.


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