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Cuts 'may limit military missions'

The government faces "difficult decisions" on deploying its military resources if it wants to launch another mission on the same scale as the operation in Libya, MPs have warned.

The defence committee says recent cuts raise questions over whether the success in aiding the rebellion against Colonel Gaddafi was a "one-off".

It also calls for clarity over the size of engagements the military can handle.

But the government said it was still able to "project power" abroad.

Caroline Wyatt reports.

  • 08 Feb 2012
  • From the section UK
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