How ISIS is shifting relationships in the Middle East

Iraq's new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (photo:dpa)
Iraq's new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (photo:dpa)

Iraq has a new government headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with key posts promised to Sunni and Kurdish politicians as part of a power-sharing deal to tackle the growing rise of Islamic State (IS). The real and present danger of IS reaches far and wide and is leading to some countries becoming unlikely allies working with a common purpose in the battle against the terrorists. However, some traditional partners of the US are less than enthusiastic about this battle

IRAQ’S new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi pledged to ‘work with all communities in Iraq’ as parliament approved a new government on September 8, 2014.



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