Dangerous Places

Four reasons why you should care about the al-Qaeda jailbreak in Iraq

“Iraq is so far away for most Americans and the Iraq War can feel so removed that it’s easy to gloss over the news that, on Monday, al-Qaeda’s Iraq affiliate attacked Baghdad’s infamous Abu Ghraib prison and helped several hundred inmates escape, including a significant number of militants and al-Qaeda fighters. But don’t dismiss this as just another security foul-up in a place with lots of them. This is a big deal, with real implications for Iraq and, yes, for the United States. Here’s why.”

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