December 2011
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);12/23/2011, Vol. 143 Issue 1283, p5
The article offers updates on the violence in Iraq in 2011. A series of bombings in Baghdad has killed at least 72 people and wounded 217 others on December 22. It says that the violence is made against the government of Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki following the withdrawal of U.S. troops in the country. Meanwhile, U.S. intelligence services warned that the disengagement could degenerate into sectarian violence.


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