August 12, 2014

Why Maliki's Ouster Doesn't Really Matter

Dan Murphy, Christian Science Monitor

The Associated Press

Iraq's president has nominated a replacement for Prime Minister Maliki, who is unpopular at home and abroad. But Iraq's problems go much deeper.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Iraq, Nouri Al-Maliki

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