Iraq’s state of emergency

Without any more American casualties, the recent carnage and chaos has been largely ignored by Western media.

UNHCR Photo: R Nuri
Iraqis fleeing Mosul are met by a UN refugee agency staff member near Erbil, Iraq on June 11.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 06/18/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 06/18/2014 11:03 pm EDT

When news broke last Tuesday that al-Qaeda-linked Iraqi insurgents had seized control of the city of Mosul, it shocked the Western world. 

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