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Iraqi police equipment, training called lacking

By Anne Barnard and Thanassis Cambanis
Globe Staff / June 4, 2004

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BAGHDAD -- Two days after being unexpectedly fired, the former interior minister responsible for rebuilding Iraq's shattered police force said yesterday that the police are crippled by poor training, haphazard recruitment, corruption, and paralyzing delays in procuring essential equipment that have driven police to buy weapons on the black market. (Full Article: 1408 Words)

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