Monday, October 29, 2012

Did Obama say something about victory over Al Qaeda?

During the height of Iraq's civil war, neighbouring Syria was a sanctuary for Iraqis - but as the Syrian conflict has intensified, Iraqi refugees have again been forced to flee, this time back to their homeland, as the BBC's Caroline Hawley reports from Baghdad.
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The country they are returning to is significantly safer than the one they left. But bomb attacks are common, and there are fears that al-Qaeda in Iraq is now regrouping.

Virtually every day police officers or government officials are assassinated using guns equipped with silencers.

Baghdad is a city of blast walls and checkpoints. But the tight security too often fails.
from Iraq: No escape from danger for returning refugees

What we need is a war on terror.