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Iraq In Civil War And Careening Toward Even More Chaos

The blustering American right wing is spouting hooey without the least understanding of the complexities of the political and military situation in Iraq.
Iraq In Civil War And Careening Toward Even More Chaos
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Via Liberaland:

The surge is working!

Multiple insurgent groups are carving Iraq into pieces along ethno-religious lines thanks to the bloodthirsty incompetence of the guy the US left in charge a few years ago:

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, ruthlessly serving his narrow sectarian agenda, has made clear that Iraq’s Sunni Arab community has little stake in his Shi’a-dominated Iraq. His policies have made Sunni Arab push-back (in essence a revival of the post-2003 war insurgency) inevitable. Although a way out of this crisis is unclear, Maliki is not part of the solution.

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