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Radical Sunni Fighters Are Aided by Local Tribes Who Sympathize With Their Goal to Oust Baghdad GovernmentThe Wall Street JournalBy Matt Bradley in Beirut and Bill Spindle in Amman, Jordan Radical Sunni fighters, who seized another northern Iraqi city on Monday, are being aided by local tribes who reject the Islamists' extreme ideology but sympathize with their goal of ousting the Shiite-led government in Baghdad.The uneasy alliance helps explain how several hundred insurgents from Islamic State of Iraq and Al…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama came under pressure from U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to persuade Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to step down over what they see as failed leadership in... http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/06/19/uk-iraq-security-usa-idUKKBN0ET2LW20140619
Some Senators Say Prime Minister May Need to Be Replaced as Part of Crisis ResolutionWASHINGTON—U.S. lawmakers Tuesday expressed frustration with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki amid the growing sectarian violence in Iraq, suggesting he may need to be replaced as part of any resolution to the crisis.Lawmakers said President Barack Obama's decision to bolster the U.S. embassy in Baghdad with 275 additional troops was appropriate, but said the administration needed to explain its strategy to respond to Sunni militants' takeover…
BAGHDAD (AP) — With the country in turmoil، rivals of Iraq`s Shiite prime minister are mounting a campaign to force him out of office، with some angling for support from Western backers and regional heavyweights.On Thursday، their effort received a massive boost from President Barack Obama.The U.S. leader stopped short of calling of calling for Nouri al-Maliki to resign، saying "it`s not our job to choose Iraq`s leaders." But، his carefully worded comments did all but that."Only leaders that can govern…

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