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Leaked Security Memo Critical of Iraqi Government

A leaked security memo from the Iraqi Ministry for National Security Affairs, headed by Abdul-Karim al-Anzi, and security reports seen by Asharq al Awsat allege that the outgoing government was aware of security violations around the Imam Ali al Hadi shrine in Samarra, two weeks before it was bombed but did not take any action to prevent the attack. According to a security report from the National Security Affairs Ministry addressed to Muwafak al Rubaie, national security advisor, Prime minister Ibrahim al Jaafari’s outgoing government had detect terrorist activity around the Imam Ali al Hadi mausoleum in the historical Iraqi city last year. The report also claimed Iraqi Sunnis were directly involved in the dawn raid on one the holiest Islamic Shia sites, in which the famous golden dome was blown up. Full Story

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