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Lack of Arabic Translators Hurting U.S.
In contrast, many members of each British military regiment
sent to Iraq spend 10 weeks of schooling in Arabic.
"We realize from our experience in Northern Ireland and also in the Balkans that
basic-level greetings, confidence-building and persuasion comes with a smile and
a few words. And the more people that can say those few words, the better," Rabbitt said.
U.S. Scrambles to Rebuild Iraqi Army
$10 million reward set for Saddam deputy
The U.S. military is stepping up its offensive against the anti-coalition
insurgency, leveling houses and buildings used by suspected Iraqi guerrillas.
Didn't the Israelis get in trouble for this already?
Video clips showing what appears to be attacks on American forces
in Iraq have begun appearing on an Arab Web site. One video, filmed
from a nearby parked car, apparently shows an American Humvee blowing
up, on what the Web site says is a Baghdad street.
Islamists show "Iraq attacks" on Americans on Web
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