Iraq Opposes U.S. UAV Security
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq plans to block a U.S. program to deploy unmanned
aerial vehicles for force protection missions.
Officials said the government of Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki would
veto a U.S. plan to acquire and operate scores of tactical UAVs to
protect staffers of the American embassy in Baghdad. They said the UAV
operations would disrupt air traffic around Baghdad and infringe on Iraqi