Operation Squeeze Play


Operation Squeeze Play
Operation Squeeze Play
Part of the Post-invasion Iraq
Date May 22, 2005
Location Western Iraq
Result Almost 300 suspects were detained in the first day
Belligerents
United States United States
Flag of Iraq.svg New Iraqi Army
Iraq Iraqi Insurgency

After the handover of sovereignty, Operation Squeeze Play was a combined U.S./Iraqi sweep of the western suburbs of Baghdad launched on 22 May 2005. Almost 300 suspects were detained in the first day of the operation.[1]

It followed Operation Matador, and preceded Operation New Market.

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