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U.S. to support fight on al Qaeda in Iraq without troops: Kerry
Posted By admin On January 5, 2014 @ 6:52 am In World News | Comments Disabled
January 5, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry voiced confidence on Sunday the Iraqi government and tribes would be successful in their fight against al Qaeda, and said Washington was not considering sending troops back to Iraq.
Sectarian and ethnic tensions have risen in Iraq since the U.S. withdrawal in December 2011, inflamed by the conflict in neighboring Syria, where mainly Sunni rebels are trying to oust President Bashar al-Assad, who is backed by Shi’ite Iran.
The Iraqi army has joined forces with local tribesmen to battle al Qaeda, which has teamed up with groups of Syrian rebels to try to create across the Iraqi-Syrian border a state based on strict medieval Sunni Islamic practice.
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 Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/05/us-iraq-idUSBREA0402P20140105
 Kerry Admits: ‘Many Al Qaeda Leaders Now Operating in Syria’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/kerry-admits-many-al-qaeda-leaders-now-operating-in-syria.html
 Al Qaeda pact with Syrian militants could close door to support: http://www.prisonplanet.com/al-qaeda-pact-with-syrian-militants-could-close-door-to-support.html
 Kerry Demands Iraq Stop “Arms Flow” to Syria even as US Arms/Funds Al Qaeda: http://www.prisonplanet.com/kerry-demands-iraq-stop-arms-flow-to-syria-even-as-us-armsfunds-al-qaeda.html
 Obama Behind Al-Qaeda Invasion of Iraq: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-behind-al-qaeda-invasion-of-iraq-2.html
 Iraq Gives Obama Green Light To Commence “Kinetic Support” Against Al Qaeda: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iraq-gives-obama-green-light-to-commence-kinetic-support-against-al-qaeda.html
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