Don’t expect Iraq to end like Sudan

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January 13, 2011
Independent Institute
by Ivan Eland  
Posted in Commentary

"The American media continues to tout the reduced violence in Iraq without foreseeing the long-term potential for a resumption of severe ethno-sectarian violence and the absence of mechanisms — a la Sudan — to defuse it. The lull in Iraqi mayhem was mainly achieved by the U.S. bribery of Iraqi Sunni tribes (the 'Awakening') to fight against their foreign-led Sunni brethren from al-Qaeda." (01/12/11)  

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