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US now the common enemy of Sunni and Shiite Muslims in Iraq: experts

Sunni and Shiite Muslims have found a common enemy in the US-led coalition occupying Iraq, while the violence raging across the country is partly linked to the approaching return of Iraqi sovereignty, experts said. Any power occupying a foreign country has two options, said Nadim Shehadi, an expert from the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London. “You can divide and rule, or you can attack everybody and the effect is that you unite them against you,” Shehadi told AFP. The latter was the situation now faced by the United States and its allies in Iraq, he said. Full Story

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