Baird can't bring together deeply divided Iraq

Baird insisted the government is committed to revitalizing a new, inclusive authority in Baghdad. This, of course, was something the US spent over a decade attempting.

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Foreign Minister John Baird and Qubad Talabani, deputy PM of the Kurdistan Regional Government on Sept. 4 in Erbil, Iraq.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 09/10/2014 12:00 am EDT

Last Thursday, while NATO leaders met at a summit in Cardiff, Wales, Foreign Minister John Baird made a whirlwind visit into war-torn Iraq.

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