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President George W. Bush
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For Immediate Release
February 12, 2004
Iraqis Take Responsibility for Their Own Security
Iraq Fact of the Day
Every day Iraqis are taking more responsibility for improving their security. In Baghdad, a "tips hotline" accepts information on terrorists, weapons dealers and those working to stop the progress of the new Iraq. Recently, a hotline informant was responsible for the arrest of two individuals, Kareem Marwan and Mohammed Rafar, and the seizure of two SA-7 Strella missiles, 11 sticks of PE-4, over two pounds of RDX explosives, and three anti-tank missiles. Since the capture of Saddam Hussein, more Iraqis are providing valuable intelligence to Iraqi security forces and the Coalition to help defeat the enemies of freedom.
Source: Coalition Provisional Authority, Baghdad.