Iraq war
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Although the British equivalent to the US Iraq Study Group, the UK Iraq Commission, calls for a major diplomatic offensive to bring about a political solution for the Iraq conflict, it lacks practical suggestions for implementing its strategy, writes Christian Luenen. In July, the British fact-finding commission on the Iraq deployment, the counterpart to the...
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The overthrow of Saddam Hussein and the subsequent dismantling of the Ba’ath regime and security apparatus have not only empowered the long oppressed Shi’a majority of the country, it has also created a dangerous security vacuum that has been filled by various sectarian militias and foreign jihadi Salafis. Today, Iraq is at the verge of...
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