Iraq: August 9, 2000


Iraq has disbanded the four "area commands" established during the December 98 bombing of Operation Desert Fox. These commands were designated Northern, Southern, Central, and Central Euphrates. The order to disband them came directly from President Saddam Hussein.--Stephen V Cole




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