US commander fears possible civil war in Iraq

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August 3, 2006 17:36

 
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The top US military commander in the Middle East told Congress on Thursday that "Iraq could move toward civil war" if the raging sectarian violence in Baghdad is not stopped. Gen. John Abizaid, the commander of US Central Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the top priority in Iraq was to secure the capital, where factional violence has surged in recent weeks.

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