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Why This Fight
Justin Raimondo on Chuck Hagel versus the Israel lobby
US and Israel: Heading for a Showdown?
It just might happen, says Ira Chernus
Stand Up to the Intimidators
Paul Pillar on the effort to slander Chuck Hagel
 Chuck Hagel Faces Relentless Assaults
Nomination for Sec of Defense in serious jeopardy
UN: Syria Rebels Come From 29 Nations
Influx of Sunni fighters adds to sectarian tone of war
Settlers Plan New West Bank City
Gva'ot on the road to becoming a city
 Those Mad, Mad Mullahs
Please give Flynt Leverett a break
America's Really Stupid Syria Policy
Philip Giraldi on the worsening situation
What Bill of Rights?
John Knefel on the lawless police
Disputed Areas of Iraq Rocked by Bombs: 19 Killed, 80 Wounded
by Margaret Griffis, December 16, 2012
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About 19 Iraqis were killed, and 80 more were wounded​, mostly in northern Iraq. Nearly all of today’s casualties occurred in cities claimed by both the central and Kurdish government. Tensions between the two governments heated up with Baghdad created a new security force for a heavily Kurdish region not yet subsumed by the autonomous government.
As many as 10 people were killed and 61 more were wounded when several bombs were detonated in Kirkuk. Some of the blasts targeted a Shi’ite mosque, while the others exploded outside a TV station. Separately, a sticky bomb killed a policeman​, while mortars wounded four civilians​.
A blast in Jalula killed two recruits and wounded 15 more near a Kurdish political party office. A crowd had gathered to enlist in the Kurdish security force.
Gunmen killed three policemen and wounded four more in Tarmiya​.
In Abu Saida, a roadside bomb killed one civilian.
In Mosul, gunmen killed a civilian.
Gunmen killed the brother of Qadisiya’s governor as he was traveling in Diwaniya​.
Several schoolteachers were kidnapped in Rashad​.
Two bombs were defused in Mussayab​.
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Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.
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Highlights
Why This Fight
Justin Raimondo on Chuck Hagel versus the Israel lobby
US and Israel: Heading for a Showdown?
It just might happen, says Ira Chernus
Stand Up to the Intimidators
Paul Pillar on the effort to slander Chuck Hagel
Breaking News
Chuck Hagel Faces Relentless Assaults
Nomination for Sec of Defense in serious jeopardy
UN: Syria Rebels Come From 29 Nations
Influx of Sunni fighters adds to sectarian tone of war
Settlers Plan New West Bank City
Gva'ot on the road to becoming a city