Baghdad's fortified Green Zone comes under attack

July 2007
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;7/13/2007, Vol. 51 Issue 28, p3
This article explains that the lack of security in Baghdad, Iraq has been highlighted again as attacks on the Iraqi capital resumed leading to an increased pressure on U.S. President George W. Bush to withdraw troops from Iraq. On July 10, 2007 about 30 rockets and mortars were fired into Baghdad's fortified Green Zone killing three people and wounding 25 others. The Green Zone was supposed to be a safe area within Baghdad. President Bush has called on Congress to give troops more time in Iraq.


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