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Iraqi Shia militants fight
for Syria's Assad

Reuters, by Staff

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Posted By:John c, 10/16/2012 3:20:57 PM

BAGHDAD: Scores of Iraqi Shia militants are fighting in Syria, often alongside President Bashar al-Assad's troops, and pledging loyalty to Iran's supreme Shia religious leader, according to militia fighters and politicians in Iraq. Iraqi Shia militia involvement in Syria's conflict exposes how rapidly the crisis has spiraled into a proxy war between Assad's main ally Shia Iran and the Sunni Arab Gulf states supporting mostly Sunni rebels fighting the president. The conflict has already drawn in a stream of Sunni Islamist fighters from across the region

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FTA: pledging loyalty to Iran's supreme Shia religious leader.
The militants received good training against American, but we didn't degrade them enough before obama ran.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NYBruin, 10/16/2012 4:10:53 PM     (No. 8937860)

Kind of like a self-cleaning oven, wouldn't you say?

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