How Iran's Military Chiefs Operate in Iraq

(Reuters) Ned Parker, Babak Dehghanpisheh and Isabel Coles - As Baghdad struggles to fight the Sunni extremist Islamic State, many Shi'ite Iraqis now look to Iran, a Shi'ite theocracy, as their main ally. Iraqi Shi'ites have grown to trust the powerful Iranian-backed militias that have taken charge since the Iraqi army deserted en masse last summer.

2015-02-25 00:00:00

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