Iraq, the Albatross

Kitfield, James
January 2012
National Journal;1/21/2012, p12
The article discusses how Iraq has worked against U.S. interests and ideals. The government of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki is credited for giving new life to an insurgency and backing enemies of Washington. Iraqi officials are blamed for deepening the Shiite-Sunni divide that Washington worked hard to address. Iraq is expected to detour from democracy.


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