About 100 potential insurgents were hired to clean garbage and raw waste from an empty lot, to keep them employed and out of trouble. But fewer than half typically show up. Many men take the money and send their children to do the work.
About 100 potential insurgents were hired to clean garbage and raw waste from an empty lot, to keep them employed and out of trouble. But fewer than half typically show up. Many men take the money and send their children to do the work. John Dolan / MCT
About 100 potential insurgents were hired to clean garbage and raw waste from an empty lot, to keep them employed and out of trouble. But fewer than half typically show up. Many men take the money and send their children to do the work. John Dolan / MCT

In Mosul, Iraqi army not ready to take over from U.S. forces

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