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Posted at Alternet.org on Jan. 7, 2014

The 'Freedom' Bush Left to Iraqis, 10 Years Later: A Bloodbath Civil War

Fighters belonging to ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), a group linked to Al-Qaeda, have almost entirely taken over two major cities in Iraq's Anbar province, Fallujah and Ramadi. Iraqi forces and anti-Al-Qaeda Sunni tribal leaders have retaken some parts of those cities, but the ISIS fighters are holding strong.