TITLE

IRAQ'S MEAN STREETS

AUTHOR(S)
Gilbert, Ben
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/29/2006, Vol. 140 Issue 20, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the situation in Ramadi, the center of the Sunni insurgency in Iraq. On bad days, 1/3 of all the violence in Iraq comes from Ramadi. In spite of the efforts of Marines stationed in the area, Ramadi remains an insurgency strong-hold. Some progress in recruitment has been made, but finding men willing to join the police and army is difficult because of insurgent reprisals. Infrastructure remains unreliable. Foreign fighters killing people who cooperate with the Americans.
ACCESSION #
20883140

 

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