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Iraq security offensive tests government's mettle

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posted on Jun, 2 2005 @ 07:53 PM
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Operation Lightning, designed to crush insurgents in Baghdad with a 40,000-strong force, may not be living up to its name and Iraqis longing for stability have mixed views over its chances of success.



"There have been small successes, incremental successes that will hopefully lead to a complete success," government spokesman Laith Kubba said on Thursday.
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