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  • Iraqi officers weigh rejoining Army

    11/08/2005 2:27:01 PM PST · by jmc1969 · 12 replies · 506+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | November 09, 2005 | Scott Peterson
    BAGHDAD – With military bearing and the signature thick mustaches of Iraqi officers, Sunni men are considering the government's fresh offer to rejoin the ranks. Across town, a former Sunni general sees the offer not as a sellout, but a way out. "It's a very good start to improve the security situation," says Abu Nawar, who asked to go by his nickname. "This chaos and mayhem in Iraq started because of [the] decision to dissolve the Army." Even as an insurgency rages, their uniforms have hung idly at home since US officials disbanded the Army - inadvertently fueling the rebellion...