‘Forgotten’ Iraq drifts back into US consciousness

Iraq has slipped down the list of American priorities in recent months, but that could change rapidly if serious strife ensues after today’s parliamentary elections.

6th March, 2010

Iraq has slipped down the list of American priorities in recent months, but that could change rapidly if serious strife ensues after today’s parliamentary elections.

Consistent opposition to the war in Iraq was one of President Barack Obama’s strongest cards when he ran against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 2008. But since he announced his plan for the withdrawal of American troops last February, he has made few public...

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