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An Inconvenient Anniversary


Today marks the 13-year anniversary since Kurdish leader Masud Barzani, who now positions himself as a trustworthy U.S. ally, invited Saddam Hussein’s forces into Erbil in order to fight rival political leader Jalal Talabani. Barzani has yet to come clean about the episode and, despite hundreds of millions in aid, the U.S. Congress has not demanded he do so.


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