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Iraq Risks Sinking Into Sectarian War, Analysts Say

With the fall of Ramadi to the Sunni-led Islamic State extremists and Iraqi Shi'ite militias gearing up to fight them, the fear in Washington, and in the region, is that Iraq once again will sink into all-out sectarian war. Bill Roggio of The Long War Journal said the militias are now eclipsing Iraq’s security forces in the fight against Islamic State, also known as ISIL or ISIS. "The Iraq government’s reliance on the militias to lead the offensive in Ramadi highlights the...

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