Monday, October 27, 2008

U.S. Troops Whip Flabby Iraqi Police Force Into Shape

BASRA, Iraq — The Iraqi police force is a work in progress — the weak point in Iraq's domestic security — but it's stronger now than it was two years ago as the U.S. struggles to whip it into shape.

FOX News spent two days at a Basra police station, an island of quiet on a Saturday afternoon. No phones rang because there was no phone line, and at 2 p.m. most of the officers were napping. Out of five patrol cars, only one works — and that one needs a push.

See the full report on Fox news here

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