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Syria's Civil War Fuels Violence in Iraqi
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May 23, 2013
Ominous ties are emerging between skyrocketing sectarian violence in Iraq and Syria's civil war. Analysts say al-Qaida-linked militants are flowing back and forth from both countries and are seeking to use religious differences to bring down the government, not only in Damascus, but also in Baghdad. VOA correspondent Meredith Buel reports.

Syria's Civil War Fuels Violence in Iraq

Published May 23, 2013

Ominous ties are emerging between skyrocketing sectarian violence in Iraq and Syria's civil war. Analysts say al-Qaida-linked militants are flowing back and forth from both countries and are seeking to use religious differences to bring down the government, not only in Damascus, but also in Baghdad. VOA correspondent Meredith Buel reports.


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