Let the sectarian violence begin again.

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    Dey just waitin' fer us to bug out...
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    Return of sectarian threats in Iraq raises alarm
    Feb 25,`13 -- The fliers began turning up at Sunni households in the Iraqi capital's Jihad neighborhood last week bearing a chilling message: Get out now or face "great agony" soon.
     
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    Sectarianism rises again in Iraq...
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    Sectarian tensions stalk Iraq elections
    19 April 2013 - The provincial elections being held in Iraq come at a time of severe political and sectarian tension and will be a test for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ahead of the parliamentary elections due next year.
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    Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu casts wary eye over region
    18 April 2013 - In an exclusive BBC interview, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told me "Israel reserved the right to act" to prevent advanced weaponry from falling into the hands of Islamist groups in Syria, and to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.
     
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    They were just waitin' for us to get out of the way...
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    Clashes suggest Sunni anger boiling over in Iraq
    Apr 24,`13 -- With Sunni gunmen beginning to confront the Shiite-led government's security forces head-on in northern and western Iraq, fears are growing fast of a return to full-scale sectarian fighting that could plunge the country into a broader battle merged with the Syrian civil war across the border.
     
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    Granny seen dat comin' when we bugged out...
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    Gunmen seize Iraqi town in wake of ethnic clashes
    2013-04-26 : ‘CORNER BY CORNER’: Iraq’s army was preparing to retake the town, taken after a raid on Sunni protesters sparked violence that has left more than 120 dead since Tuesday

     
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    yep ...:(
     
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    No shit
     
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    Sectarian violence startin' up in Iraq again...
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    Sectarian Violence Kills 11 in Iraq
    May 18, 2013 - It was a violent day in Iraq Saturday with at least 11 people killed and 10 policemen kidnapped as hatred simmers between the ruling Shi'ite majority and the Sunni minority.
     
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    Sunni/Shia schism startin' to split Iraq...
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    Iraq’s PM to alter security strategy as violence rages
    Wed, May 22, 2013 - Four bombings in northern Iraq killed five people and wounded 69 yesterday, officials said, the latest in a spate of violence that has killed more than 370 people so far this month. Yesterday’s attacks came a day after Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki announced an overhaul of Iraq’s security strategy.
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    Iraqi PM Orders Security Shakeup as Violence Surges
    May 21, 2013 - Iraq's Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has ordered a shakeup of senior government security officers, as a weeks-long wave of violence grips the country and fears of all-out sectarian war spread.
     

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