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The independent Azzaman newspaper ran an editorial Friday with the title "A large number of Iraqis are between illusion and reality."
One aspect of private military and security contractors that is relatively ignored is their relationship with regular military forces. Such discussion, as there is, is generally limited to sound bites about the reported envy that soldiers have for allegedly better paid security contractors.
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 6, 2008.
Shabab Al Iraq newspaper carried an editorial Wednesday with the headline "Some of Bremer's deeds in Iraq."
Al Zaman newspaper Tuesday addressed issues of financing the U.S. occupation in an editorial titled "U.S. costs are the obstacles of the sixth year."
Jay Garner, the first U.S. administrator in Iraq following the ouster of Saddam Hussein, likened the Kurdish region to a potential federalized Iraq.
"The future" isn't just oil, the head of the U.S. branch of Iraq's Kurdish government said while courting investors in Washington Monday.
A new law in Iraq will allow thousands of allies of former leader Saddam Hussein to return to roles in public life.
Shebab Al Iraq newspaper carried an editorial Thursday with the headline "The U.S. electoral contest and Iraq."