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Iraqi Politicians Squabble, Society Fragments

Sunni Iraqis are fighting for their rights, which are completely legitimate. But a select few have carried flags of Saddam Hussain‘s regime during the demonstrations, losing them legitimacy in the eyes of Shias, who are worried about a returning Baathist tide to return under the cloak of Al Qaeda.

Making matters worse, the truth is unclear. Every Iraqi channel – owned by their various political parties – portrays a different perspective on the story, casting blame in different directions.

Read Here – The National

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