Armed Forces And Government Spending

March 2011
Iraq Defence & Security Report;Q1 2011, Issue 1, p63
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The article offers information on the armed forces and government spending in Iraq. A new Iraqi army comprised of 40,000 personnel was initially planned to be created by the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) but various events have hindered the plan's implementation. However, new Iraqi forces currently receive training from external states, including the U.S., Great Britain and Germany. Concerns over weapons of mass destruction are also discussed.


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