Two years after ISIL – or D’aesh, as Iraqis call it – blasted into power, stealing hundreds of millions of dollars, taking over the country’s second largest city, killing tens of thousands of people and injecting fear into the fabric of a country still traumatized after al-Qaida’s reign in the 2000s – the U.S. is leading an effort to end the nightmare. But while this is going on, there is no Iraqi Ambassador serving in the United States. The most recent, former Ambassador Lukman Faily, joins Target USA to explain why and how the U.S. bears part of the blame for Iraq’s current problem with ISIL.
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