Mulrine, Anna
December 2006
U.S. News & World Report;12/11/2006, Vol. 141 Issue 22, p37
The article reports that Iraqis are reluctant to admit that the once relatively ethnically harmonious society has descended into a civil war. Iraqis tend to see Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki as well-intentioned but incompetent or just incompetent. U. S. promises of more troops are greeted with ambivalence as the violence grows.


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