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So Maybe it Wasn’t (exactly) a Civil War After All?

Monday the WaPo had a front-page story about the “foreign fighters” in Iraq. It was based on the so-called Sinjar documents, captured in Iraq, and detailing the lives and activities of would-be martyrs. It increases the percentage of foreign suicide bombers in Iraq to something like ninety percent.

Maybe it’s time to rethink the “civil war” theme?

Michael Ledeen — Michael Ledeen is an American historian, philosopher, foreign-policy analyst, and writer. He is a former consultant to the National Security Council, the Department of State, and the Department of Defense. ...

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