The Challenge of Policing Iraq American officials in Iraq say one of their top goals is to turn over more law enforcement duties to civil authorities. But the challenges are daunting: Baghdad morgues are inundated with corpses; the legal system is overwhelmed; and militia members reportedly have infiltrated police units.
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The Challenge of Policing Iraq

Political Stability and Personal Security Elusive in Iraq

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Competent Police Force is Key to Iraq Peace

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Examining Roadblocks to Law Enforcement in Iraq

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