TITLE

Gathering the Tribes

AUTHOR(S)
Liu, Melinda; Kaplow, Larry; Dehghanpisheh, Babak; Barry, John
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Newsweek;6/4/2007, Vol. 149 Issue 23, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports the U.S. military's success in forging ties with tribal sheiks around Ramadi, Iraq, and considers whether similar local alliances against insurgents could be formed in other parts of the country. The sheiks are allying with the Americans to try to quell the sectarian violence being fomented by al Qaeda and other insurgents, both Sunni and Shi'ite.
ACCESSION #
25213746

 

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