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Bombing shows schism among Iraq’s Sunnis

A suicide car bomber struck a group of tribal chiefs who opposed al-Qaida, killing at least 18 in a market area near Fallujah. Tuesday’s attack underscored the difficulties facing Sunni leaders in trying to wrest control of Anbar province from the terror network. Much of the al-Buissa tribe has formed an alliance against al-Qaida in Iraq, which has alienated more moderate Sunnis with its brutality and dependence on foreign fighters. The U.S. military has touted the alliance, the Anbar Salvation Council, as a success in its efforts to stabilize the country. Full Story

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