January 8, 2014

Iraq Is Still America's Business

James Jeffrey, Washington Post

The Associated Press

Iraq is at a decisive impasse  An al-Qaeda threat able to operate as a quasi-conventional military force has seized large portions of western Iraq , including parts of Ramadi and Fallujah, two major cities in Anbar province . While the main reason for the growth of al-Qaeda in Iraq , a faction which is calling itself the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, is the unbridled war in neighboring Syria, the Maliki government’s spiteful actions toward Sunni Arabs have contributed.

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