A Coup Underway In Baghdad?
Apparently Iraq’s Prime Minister al Maliki learned something from the Obama administration: Never Let A Crisis Go To Waste!
The breaking news story this morning ( here and here) is that just four days after President Obama authorized our military to use air strikes against the ISIS in northern Iraq the supposedly out going Prime Minister has decided not to go. CNN has more:
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki announced Monday that he intends to stay in office for a third term, much to the chagrin of U.S. and other world leaders, who say the ability defend against the radical Sunni group ISIS is contingent on forming a more inclusive government.
Iraqi forces and tanks surged into some Baghdad neighborhoods Sunday as a wave of troops swarmed Baghdad’s green zone, the secure area where many government buildings and the U.S. Embassy are located, two Iraqi police officials…
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