As reported by the publication Strategy Page, a conflict may result in withdrawal of the last 50 thousand U.S. troops from the territory of the country.
Analysts emphasize the formation of chemical defense regiments that were previously in the Iraqi army was not reported MIGnews.com. According to experts, the possibility of forming new divisions appeared in the army Iraq due to increased revenues from oil exports.
Iraq was not only the most modern weapons, but the surplus stockpiles cool war from Russia and Eastern Europe.
In the armed forces Iraq at the moment there are about 200 infantry and tank battalions, summarized in 70 brigades and 17 divisions. The staff of the Iraqi army by the end of the year will reach 230 thousand people.