NATO and Iraq tackle deadly improvised explosive devices together

  • Last updated: 10 Dec. 2013 16:51

For decades now, Iraq has been confronting the scourge of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) which kill and injure civilians. A significant majority of IEDs in Iraq are manufactured from home-made explosives and explosive remnants of war, and used by terrorists as raw materials for improvised bombs and suicide attacks. In the framework of its strategic partnership with Iraq, NATO is supporting the Iraqi Government in its fight against IEDs.