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These Are the Three Most Common Myths About What's Happening in Iraq

Ibrahim Al-Marashi | Posted 08.31.2014 | World
Ibrahim Al-Marashi

The series of events that led to the creation of an ISIS state has led to a flurry of pundits and policy makers spewing three common myths about Iraq. Attributing the current crisis to any of these misconceptions not only ignores the history of the region, but has resulted in flawed policy proposals, particularly from Washington.

Is Iraq's Political Crisis Deepening?

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 03.04.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Lawmakers from Iraq's largest Sunni-backed bloc stood by their boycott of parliament when the assembly reconvened Tuesday after a two-...