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The Next Insurgency: Baathists and Salafis Pool Resources to Fight Iraqi Government

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Gulf States Newsletter

17 September 2010


Fears in security circles that Iraq is to become mired in a new security crisis -- dubbed by Gulf States Newsletter "the next insurgency" -- have been highlighted by a general increase in violence across Iraq in August/September. This was brought into stark focus by the 25 August mass casualty attacks, which struck 13 areas across the country even while U.S. politicians and forces, and their Iraqi counterparts, were preparing to mark the formal end of American combat operations. ...