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    Islamic Militants Advance in Iraq - Civil War Possiblei
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    Meredith Buel
    June 14, 2014 2:45 AM
    Islamic militants in Iraq are threatening to march on Baghdad after capturing large parts of the country. Units of the Iraqi military are disintegrating and analysts say it appears the nation is heading toward a civil war. VOA correspondent Meredith Buel reports.

    Islamic Militants Advance in Iraq - Civil War Possible

    Meredith Buel

    Published June 13, 2014

    Islamic militants in Iraq are threatening to march on Baghdad after capturing large parts of the country. Units of the Iraqi military are disintegrating and analysts say it appears the nation is heading toward a civil war. VOA correspondent Meredith Buel reports.


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    by: Robert Ezergailis from: Canada
    June 16, 2014 2:14 PM
    While I believe that it may be appropriate for the United States and others to provide some forms of non lethal material aid, and particularly humanitarian aid, I firmly believe that not one shot ought to be fired by Americans in the current round of Mideast confrontations between Sunni and Shiite rivals. They ought to be left to fight their own battles, and resolve their own problems, without western, particularly American, involvement.