30 Jun '12, 9pm

6 months after U.S. left, Iraq violence surges

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2012/06/ap-iraq-6-months-after-us-left-violence-surge-063012/ 6 months after U.S. left, Iraq violence surges By Kay Johnson and Lara Jakes - The Associated Press Posted : Saturday Jun 30, 2012 16:29:14 EDT BAGHDAD — A half year after the U.S. military left Iraq, dire predictions seem to be coming true: The country is mired in violence and the government is on the verge of collapsing. With no relief in sight, there’s growing talk of Iraq as a failed state as al-Qaida’s local wing staged near daily attacks that killed at least 234 people in June. Iraq no longer suffers widespread retaliatory killings between Sunni and Shiite extremists that brought the country to the brink of civil war. But the spike in violence heightens fears that Iraq could limp along for years as an unstable and dangerous country. June was the second-deadliest month s...

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