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  • 20 Dec 05
WAR: Iraq in turmoil
WAR: Iraq in turmoil
NIK04 - 20020830 - -, - : Handout picture dated late August 2002 shows Marines from Gun Team Two of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit preparing to fire at targets down range during artillery direct fire training. The cannoneers from Gun Two and five other guns participated in the training in the Central Command area of operations at an undisclosed location in the Middle East. Chief UN arms inspector Hans Blix was set to brief Security Council members on his deal with Iraq amid mounting US pressure to get tough with Baghdad after France joined forces with Germany in opposing an automatic recourse to force. EPA PHOTO DOD / USMC /pbz/mro

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