U.S. Forces: Stay Out of Iraq

Shamoo, Adil E.
July 2014
Foreign Policy in Focus;7/3/2014, p2
The article discusses issues concerning the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Topics covered include the role of the invasion in intensifying Iraq's sectarian divide, the installation of a Shiite government, the impact of the U.S. dismantling of the Iraqi Army on Sunnis, the equipment and training offered by the U.S. on the Iraqi security forces, the emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the civil war in Syria, and status of the Iraqi government under Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.


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