Reported use Maliki experiences "Saddam officers" to control security
Haider Ali Jawad - 09/27/2012 - 10:16 AM

Counting Vice involving former officers were working under the previous regime in constipation security situation needs to be studied and tan for fear of leakage elements of whom hands are stained with the blood of Iraqis. The sources confirmed recently that the deteriorating security situation in Iraq, prompting Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki

To use the expertise of demobilized officers who served under Saddam Hussein's regime to control the security situation, especially in the western regions of the country, in a move that carries political and sectarian dimensions stems from the fragile balance that governs the relationship between the components of the society. He Chuan Mohamed Kurdistan Alliance MP confirmed in connection with the "long" yesterday "Well government worked returns some of the officers who was working in the era of Saddam to service ... but we fear selectivity", following "We hope that the selection is correct and within the terms of a professional" .The MP believes that "some officers felt injustice during demobilization of military service and must Ancefoa but not to return from contaminated their hands with the blood of Iraqis, he said, adding" We have to differentiate between the Baathists and former officers with competence and professionalism "At the end of last May called al-Maliki to form a committee to restore former army officers to the ranks of the current army, in order to contribute to restore stability to the country live on the impact of conflicts and wars for decades.And began to committees under the Ministry of Defense to receive requests from officers who wish to return, and announced Acting Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi, recently completed procedures to return for the first meal in the province of Nineveh, which includes 209 of the disbanded army officers. For his part, called on member bloc citizen of the Islamic Supreme Council to check the names of the officers selected.He said the National Alliance MP Ali inch "long" that "no military killers committed crimes against Iraqis and can not participate in the maintenance of security," but he finds it necessary to re-former officers to service condition of their inclusion accountability, justice and audit their names with great care, adding "can take advantage of these officers in security matters, especially with the escalation of armed attacks and the seriousness of the security situation in the country. "A military source was revealed earlier that the leadership of the Tigris opened the door to return to former officers of registration within the formations.The source said that "operations Tigris opened the door to accept applications former Iraqi army officers from the rank of lieutenant until rank of lieutenant colonel, and applications received in Diyala province and headquarters operations Tigris", adding that "the return of former officers come in accordance with instructions issued by the Office of the Adjutant General of the Armed Forces Nouri al-Maliki and requests for more than 74 officers received during the previous days. "The Ministry of Defense had announced last July its intention unify organizations and ministries of interior and defense under the banner of "Operations Command Tigris" to oversee the management of security in the provinces of Diyala and Kirkuk, noting that the formation of such a force came on the orders commander of the armed forces of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.The head of the Kurdistan Regional Parliament Arslan Baez has visited Kirkuk, in September the current, and describe, in a press conference held there, the formation of the Tigris Operations Command that is illegal.On the other hand seeks Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to diversify its sources of weapons after slowed the United States to arm the army, as described by observers, has revealed an official source, on Wednesday, that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki held an agreement with Russia to supply Iraq with warplanes and military equipment estimated worth about $ 5 billion in the visit conducted by next month at the head of a senior delegation.The source said in an interview, asking not to be named, said that "Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi, will visit Russia early next month to put the final touches to the military contracts valued at $ 5 billion."He added that "the signing of these contracts will be during a visit to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to Moscow on the tenth of October next," noting that "Maliki will meet in his senior Russian officials, and possibly file search the Syrian crisis."The source indicated that "military contracts will include Sukhoi and MiG Russian Mi helicopters in addition to military equipment."U.S. officials revealed earlier that Iraq will receive the first batch of American fighters, "F - 16" in September 2014.The leaders say in response to headed by the President of the Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani said Maliki awaiting U.S. aircraft deal of the F-16 to strike the Kurds, but Maliki denied this and said that Iraq did not think of internal wars and he would not allow firing one shot on the Kurds.Barzani launched an offensive in the last month of April last on al-Maliki, saying that he did not commit to any promise made to the Kurds, noting at the same time that the province told Washington that he refuses to recognize the F16 aircraft as long as al-Maliki in power.And pushed Iraq last December the first installment in the agreement for the purchase of the first group of warplanes worth about three billion dollars