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QUOTE: Response to Attack Reflects Iraq’s Sectarian Divide

By Ben Hubbard,  August 24, 2014

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Zaid al-Ali, a former legal adviser to the United Nations in Iraq and the author of a book on Iraq’s future, said the American insistence on inclusive politics was misguided. Iraq’s recent governments have included representatives from all the major sects, he noted, “But this is not a solution — it has never translated into the trickle-down politics that everyone assumed it would.”

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