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Posted: Thursday, October 31, 2013 4:30 am

WASHINGTON — Nearly two years after pushing out the U.S. military, Iraq is asking for more American weapons, training and manpower to help fight a bloody resurgence of al-Qaida that has unleashed a level of violence comparable to the darkest days of the nation’s civil war.

The request will be discussed during a White House meeting Friday between Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and President Barack Obama in what Baghdad hopes will be a fresh start in a complicated relationship marked by victories and frustrations for each side.

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      • Herald posted at 6:44 am on Thu, Oct 31, 2013.

        Herald Posts: 4

        Absolutely not, time for them to do it themselves!

         

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