January 10, 2014
The Mideast's Disappearing Borders
Seth Mandel, Commentary
The Associated Press
Al-Qaeda may be close to claiming control of key parts of a state, and since that state is Iraq it’s bad enough. But pair the chaos in Iraq with the bloodshed elsewhere in the region, and what’s at stake is the very system of nation-states in the Middle East and North Africa.
TAGGED: Iraq, Fallujah, Al-Qaeda, Middle East, North Africa