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German Lawmakers Probe FIS’s Role in Iraq

Germany’s parliament voted Friday to establish a committee to investigate whether German intelligence agents assisted U.S. combat operations during the Iraq war. Parliament President Norbert Lammert said the vote passed with a broad majority and only a few lawmakers were against it. He did not provide the exact breakdown. The three main opposition parties — the Free Democrats, the Greens and the Left Party — called for the probe after a series of reports that Germany’s Federal Intelligence Service passed along critical information of Saddam Hussein’s plans for the defense of Baghdad to U.S. forces before the invasion. Full Story

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