Pentagon Asking Coalition Allies To Help Police Iraq

By Thomas Duffy / April 11, 2003 at 5:00 AM
Senior Defense Department leaders are asking coalition allies supporting the U.S.-led war in Iraq to help provide security forces for Baghdad and other cities in the country as combat action starts to wind down, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said today. Rumsfeld has met with officials from some of the nearly 50 countries who have pledged their support for Operation Iraqi Freedom, and a number of them have agreed to help provide civil security during the post-combat transition period. For instance,...

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