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09 Jun 2010 10:12 GMT | Middle East, US & Canada, Iraq, United States
Since the 2003 US-led invasion in Iraq that toppled Saddam Hussein, the US has spent billions of dollars to train and equip the Iraqi police force.
It is part of a wider plan to build up the country's security forces that could stand on its own two feet in advance of the withdrawal of US troops.
Al Jazeera's Omar al-Saleh visited one training course in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi.
Source: Al Jazeera
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