Abrasive leadership and urban terror mark difficult transition in Iraq
- 12 Jan 2012
| 5 minute read
Many Iraqis looked on with trepidation as an upsurge in terrorist attacks, apparently intended to create a new Sunni-Shia conflict, coupled with rising sectarian political tensions to mark the US’ formal withdrawal of troops, which took place a fortnight before the planned 31 December departure.
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