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Infiltration of Iraqi police and Army

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No wonder the Bush Bunch was so slow in getting this report out.

Excerpts. Link below; my emphasis.

"About 5,500 additional Iraqi police have been trained in the last three months, but infiltration of the police by insurgents remains a significant problem, the Pentagon said on Thursday in a report aimed at measuring progress in Iraq.

While the "infiltration harms the ability of the police to combat the insurgency, it does not render the forces incapable," the report said, adding that the "exact extent of insurgent infiltration is unknown at this time."

"The report said a total of 67,500 police have been trained and equipped so far, up 5,500 since the last report in July, but behind the goal of having 75,000 police by Saturday's constitutional referendum."

"Police absenteeism is a "significant problem in areas where there is considerable strife, such as Fallujah, Ramadi and Samarra" largely because of intimidation by insurgents, itsaid
."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20051013/wl_nm/iraq_report_dc_1;_ylt=AqCsNteJL.JNIvwMEaN7mn9X6GMA;_ylu=X3oDMTBiMW04NW9mBHNlYwMlJVRPUCUl
 

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