Political Risk

Can Iraq’s Baathists Become Allies Against Islamic State?

“Islamic State started up as part of Iraq’s Sunni Arab insurgency against Shiite majority rule. At first, that was an insurgency launched by loyalist officers of Saddam Hussein’s Baath Party, suddenly made jobless after the U.S. disbanded both the party and the Iraqi army in 2003.”

Source: Can Iraq’s Baathists Become Allies Against Islamic State? – WSJ

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