Threat realized

January 2014
World (0888157X);1/25/2014, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p12
The article focuses on the consideration of the takeover of al-Qaeda in Fallujah, Iraq on January 3, 2014 as a direct threat to the government of the country and the gains of the U.S. It says that the police headquarters and the office of the mayor in Fallujah was attacked by Sunni militants in a direct challenge to the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. According to physician Firas Alkubaisy, over 9,000 families escaped Fallujah as it was taken-over by al-Qaeda.


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