Essay about The End of the Iraq War: Unrest in the Middle East

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The End of the Iraq War: Unrest in the Middle East
Media- The news media, are often unpopular with the brass, for they function independently, without rules, regulations, or even a Code of Conduct except for some that are self-imposed. The media’s Newspapers, Radio, TV and Cable have a variety of interests of their own and set goals to be achieved. They have their fulsome share of rogues, incompetents and avaricious vultures. Yet at their best, the media provide the nation with a vital service it can get nowhere else. It is one of the pillars of the state.
US military action against Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria began on a small scale three months ago but has steadily expanded in size and scope, raising the stakes for
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Those who did attend traded barbs during their speeches, dashing an opportunity to foster closer between Iraq and its Sunni-majority neighbors. Even as the Arab League condemns the Sunni extremist group known as ISIS, and Sunni powers such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, and the United Arab Emirates launch air strikes on the terrorist organization, few Arab countries are willing to coordinate efforts with the Iraqi government. Iraq, for its part, has invited Iranian military advisers and deployed Tehran- right-wing activist Yehuda Glick, who was shot at close range after leaving a conference.
Public Opinion-The war of words between Israeli and Palestinian leaders, meanwhile, is in full swing. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said incitement by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was partially to blame for the assassination attempt; Abbas, meanwhile, called the closure of the Temple Mount a "declaration of war." Palestinian anger elsewhere is also close to boiling over: In Gaza, nearly 2 million people are seething over the lack of postwar reconstruction, an effort hobbled by Israeli restrictions and the decrepit state of Palestinian politics. The people want peace, security and end to the senseless taking of lives and their way of life. Some critics see positive developments in the League's actions in Libya, where it supported a no-fly zone and the ouster of Muammar al-Qaddafi, and

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