Crush the Sunnis

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Author(s) James Kurth
Source The New Republic
Date November 25, 2006
Quotes-start.png "Before it leaves Iraq, then, the United States must inflict a dramatic and decisive defeat upon the Sunni insurgents--one that will demonstrate the unbearable cost and utter futility of the Islamist dream of establishing a Muslim umma under the rule of a global Sunni caliphate. That defeat must be more than military; it must also be political: The United States should divide Iraq into two parts, leaving the Kurds in control of the north, the Shia in control of the south--and the Sunnis stateless in between." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Iraq should be split up on the topic Post-invasion Iraq.