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American-backed Sunni Militias


At least 100 predominantly Sunni militiamen of the CLC, also known as Awakening Council members, have been killed within the past month. Left, a member of the CLC warmed himself over a morning fire in southern Arab Jabour, a rural, overwhelmingly Sunni area less than 10 miles southeast of Baghdad on the Tigris River.

SOURCE : The New York Times – American-backed Sunni Militias (Slideshow)