Jun 06, 2004
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The U.S. military has focused its training andequipping effort on the Iraqi National Guard, deemed the main force for therecapture of insurgency-controlled cities.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- The United Arab Emirates has advanced in plans to expandand refurbish military bases.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The Bush administration wants to expand the role ofOman as part of a plan to restructure the U.S. military presence abroad.
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- The Israeli intelligence community has assessed theprospect of a reduction in military tensions in the Middle East in 2005.