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The Iranian-U.S. Confrontation in Iraq Grows Hotter

Dec 30, 2019 | 21:44 GMT
Protesters waving the Iraqi flag alongside one of an armed network march in Basra to denounce U.S. airstrikes that killed dozens of Iraqi militia members.

Iraqis wave both the national flag and one from a paramilitary group in Basra on Dec. 30, 2019, during a demonstration to denounce U.S. airstrikes that killed dozens of members of an Iranian-linked militia.

(HUSSEIN FALEH/AFP via Getty Images)

Iraqi militias backed by Tehran have threatened retaliation after U.S. airstrikes kill dozens of fighters, elevating the risk that a pattern of strike and counterstrike will take root....

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