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Iraqi Government fighting violence

Posted by thebosun on October 20, 2006

Iraqi Government fighting violence
Friday, 20 October 2006
Sgt. Partyka (left) and an Iraqi Army Soldier climb a flight of stairs as they conduct a combined cordon and search mission in Baghdad. Partyka is attached to Bravo Company 2ndBattalion, 1st Infantry Regiment.   Department of Defense photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Mike Buytas.BAGHDAD — Iraq’s governmental leaders are rising to confront “an array of complicated issues” amid a spike in insurgent violence, a senior U.S. military officer said Oct. 19.“The U.S. and Coalition leadership commends this perseverance, while the Multi-National Force-Iraq continues to assess and revise our strategy and tactics to support this government” in an ever-changing, dynamic environment, Maj. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, the spokesman for Multi-National Force-Iraq, told reporters at a Baghdad news conference.

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki recently announced the formation of a special committee to address the country’s illegal militia issue, Caldwell said. 

The Iraqi Government, he added, is also seeking to reform its Security Ministries. In fact, the Iraqi Government reassigned a number of leaders of the National Police on Oct. 16.

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One Response to “Iraqi Government fighting violence”

  1. Rosemary said

    Why is this not over at DoD Daily News? Hmm? (lol)

    You do know it is a team effort, yes? 😉

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