June 12, 2014
Mosul Falls, Endangering Iraq's Democracy
Nussaibah Younis, New York Times
The Associated Press
The Obama administration must help the Iraqi government retake the city of Mosul from Islamists and stem their march toward Baghdad. But military aid will not be enough. For lasting success, the United States must compel Iraq’s divisive leadership to pursue government by reconciliation just as vigorously as it pursues battlefield victory.
TAGGED: Islamic State Of Iraq And Al-Sham, ISIS, Middle East, Iraq