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2014 828 iraq fwSmoke rises from American airstrikes in the village of Resala in Iraq as Kurdish peshmerga fighters watch at an overwatch position near the Mosul Dam in Northern Iraq, Aug. 18, 2014. (Photo: Lynsey Addario / The New York Times)

Make no mistake about it: by any vaguely human measure, the situation in Iraq is a US-made disaster of historic proportions. Millions dead or wounded, millions more displaced, and all overseen by a kleptocratic government more interested in grinding old enemies into the dust than governing...and of course, yes, a seemingly endless cycle of violence that claims new victims every day.

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