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Fight for Baghdad Starts with Fight for Police Force

Iraqi police are a key component for the American and Iraqi troop strategy for securing Baghdad. But it's an uphill struggle for American trainers to create a sense of responsibility and professionalism — and to combat infiltration by militias.

A recent trip showed how the soldiers of the 89th Military Police brigade are trying to change that.

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