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Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Officials Suggest Sectarian Break-Up of Iraq is Inevitable

Patrick Cockburn of The Independent reports that Iraqi Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki and Tony Blair are to meet in London “as violence in Iraq reaches a new crescendo and senior Iraqi officials say the break-up of the country is inevitable.”

Cockburn reports that a Senior Iraqi official was quoted as saying “Iraq as a political project is finished, the parties have moved on to plan B.” The official said that “the Shia, Sunni and Kurdish parties were now looking at ways to divide Iraq between them and to decide the future of Baghdad, where there is a mixed population.”

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