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11 April 2010 Military News

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  • Scrap project beautifies Basra Army News 11 Apr 2010 -- Iraqi and U.S. officials welcomed Iraqi media to view a surprising sight April 1, 2010: an empty lot. Until recently, the lot in Basra, Iraq, had been the site of a huge pile of scrap metal as tall as surrounding buildings.
  • Obama Administration Calls Karzai 'A Reliable Partner' VOA 11 Apr 2010 -- The Obama administration is downplaying differences with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, calling him "a reliable partner." In a series of joint appearances on American television, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates talked about Afghanistan, Iran, and the upcoming nuclear summit in Washington.
  • Karzai, McChrystal Meet Elders in Northern Afghanistan VOA 11 Apr 2010 -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai and the head of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan have made another public show of unity before expected military action against insurgents.

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  • Israel Issues Order Enabling Deportations of 'Illegal' West Bank Residents VOA 11 Apr 2010 -- Israel has issued an order allowing its forces to deport Palestinians and others from the occupied West Bank if the military deems them to be residing there illegally.
  • Wesley Clark: We Did The Right Thing In 1999 RFE/RL 11 Apr 2010 -- Few former U.S. military leaders have more direct experience with the Balkans than Wesley Clark, who was NATO’s supreme allied commander in Europe during the Kosovo crisis. Clark, who is now retired from the military, heads the consulting group Wesley K. Clark Associates, based in Little Rock, Arkansas. RFE/RL correspondent Nikola Krastev caught up with the former NATO commander at the Asia Society in New York. In a wide-ranging interview he discusses the challenges facing the region then and now.
  • First Day of Voting Ends in Sudan VOA 11 Apr 2010 -- Polls closed in the first of three-days of voting in Sudan's election - amid reports of missing ballots, delayed openings and confusion among election workers and voters. Polling officials are promising a better day Monday in the country's first multi-party elections in 24 years.

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