Finally, the military surge has been followed by what the US called "benchmark legislation." But it could divide, instead of uniting, Shiites and Sunnis. Will Sunnis armed by the US against al Qaeda turn on the Shiite-led central government? Also, President Bush arrives in Saudi Arabia, and whether Mitt Romney can stay alive in his home state of Michigan.
The US and Unintended Consequences in Iraq
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President Bush Arrives in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
After a stop in the United Arab Emirates, President Bush has arrived in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia with his multiple messages for Middle Eastern nations. He'll stay at the...
An End to the Civil War in Iraq?
The "surge" of US military forces in Iraq has reduced the level of violence, as promised. However, not until this week did the "so-called "breathing room" lead to "benchmark...