North pipeline security questioned

Iraqi and U.S. security officials say it’s not a coincidence the four recent attacks on the northern oil pipeline occurred under the watch of the 4th Iraqi Army Division.

All four bombings that shut down Iraq’s northern oil export pipeline between late October and mid-December occurred in areas under the protection of the Iraqi Army’s 4th Division, which security officials say may be a part of the problem.It remains unclear how saboteurs are able to slip through security around the simmering hotbed of Beiji, where the four attacks took place."There is very accurate evidence” that division members are either directly complicit in the attacks, turnin...

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