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British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday that the United States and Britain are engaged in a "generation-long battle" against al Qaeda-inspired terrorism and that Britain "absolutely" shares President Bush's philosophy on the war on terror.

"This is a battle for which we can give no quarter. It's a battle that's got to be fought in military, diplomatic, intelligence, security, policing and ideological terms," Brown said during a news conference. "There should be no safe haven and no hiding place for those that practice terrorist violence or preach terrorist extremism."

But on his maiden voyage to the White House, Brown kept his comments short regarding Iraq, focusing primarily on moving from combat to "overwatch" missions in three of the four provinces for which Britain has responsibility. Read full article »

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