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27 May 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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  • 12 Mechanised Brigade to take over as lead UK formation in Iraq UK Ministry of Defence 27 May 2005 -- The deployment is part of the routine turnover (roulement) of UK forces in the Multinational Division (South East) (MND(SE)). 4 Armoured Brigade, formerly the lead UK formation, will be replaced by 12 Mechanised Brigade.

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United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

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News Reports

  • Iraq: New Security Plan Greeted With Some Skepticism RFE/RL 27 May 2005 -- The new Iraqi government on 26 May announced a massive new security plan to fight protect Baghdad from insurgents. Iraqi authorities say that as early as next week they will ring the capital with 40,000 police and soldiers and hundreds of checkpoints. The announcement prompted speculation over the feasibility of the operation, which comes in the wake of a wave of insurgent activity.




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