Can Iraq Unite? Baghdad's New Government and the Fight Against IS Militants
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Will the naming of Iraq's new government mark a turning point in the fight against the Islamic state group? Parliament has approved the government of new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. Shiite-dominated, but with Sunnis and Kurds in his cabinet, Abadi has been quick to get the congratulations of the White House. After the Iranian-sanctioned ouster of Nouri al-Maliki, the previous prime minister, there's a lot of fence-mending to do in Iraq's parliament. Can Iraq unite to face the jihadists?