New Iraqi Army Forming

(Washington Post) Bradley Graham - The U.S. has begun airlifting hundreds of members of an Iraqi exile group into southern Iraq, vanguard elements of what a high-ranking Pentagon officer said would form the basis of a new Iraqi army. Taking up camp on the outskirts of Nasiriyah, the soldiers belong to the Iraqi National Congress and are led by Ahmed Chalabi, a London-based former banker and principal founder of the INC.

2003-04-07 00:00:00

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