Thursday, April 03, 2008

Iraq to spend 590 million dollars on weapons

Anything that results in Iraq's corrupt Ministry of Interior getting hold of more weapons is always troubling. What are they going to use them for - more kidnappings by the Baghdad Police Force?

Agence France-Presse - 03 April, 2008
Iraq is expected to buy more than 590 million dollars in military equipment in 2008, including weapons and ammunition, the US military said on Wednesday.Iraq's interior ministry is already in various stages of negotiations to purchase the equipment through nine deals via the US-run foreign military sales programme, a statement said.

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