Friday, March 28, 2008

Iraqi Security Forces Not Quite Ready For Prime Time

Looks like all that time and money we spent (wasted) on training an Iraqi security force didn't really buy us all that much.....

In Baghdad, the Mahdi Army took over neighbourhood after neighbourhood, some amid heavy fighting, others without firing a shot.

In New Baghdad, militiamen simply ordered the police to leave their checkpoints: the officers complied en masse and the guerrillas stepped out of the shadows to take over their checkpoints.


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