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US Army recruits rush in for piece of the action

September 30, 2018
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More than 90 per cent of the US Army’s latest recruits accept a$US20,000 ($A24,000) ‘quick-ship’ bonus to begin basic combattraining by the end of September, swelling the military’s ranks. (The Age — 28 August, 2007)
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The U.S. Army is turning to the National Guard for help recruiting would-be soldiers in hometowns across America. (CNN — 28 August, 2007)
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“A nuclear-armed Iran is for me unacceptable,” President Nicolas Sarkozy of France said in a speech today. (New York Times — 28 August, 2007)
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French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner apologized Monday for having said that Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki should be replaced. (CNN — 27 August, 2007)
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Former interim Iraqi prime minister Ayad Allawi, who is trying to put together a new coalition to replace the current Baghdad government headed by Nouri al-Maliki, said yesterday that a powerful Washington lobbying firm is working on his behalf, funded by an Iraqi whom he cannot identify. (Washington Post — 27 August, 2007)
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Thousands accept a $20,000 bonus to leave for basic combat training by the end of September, putting them into uniform almost immediately. (Washington Post — 27 August, 2007)
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More than 90 percent of the Army’s new recruits since late July have accepted a $20,000 “quick ship” bonus to leave for basic combat training by the end of September, putting thousands of Americans into uniform almost immediately. (MSNBC — 27 August, 2007)
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Iraq’s former interim prime minister accused Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of fomenting the sectarian violence plaguing the war-ravaged nation and said Sunday he will return to Baghdad soon to “reverse the course in Iraq.” (CNN — 27 August, 2007)
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