Mourners carry the flag-draped coffin of a soccer player killed in a suicide bombing on Saturday in Najaf, 100 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq. Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the attack.
Mourners carry the flag-draped coffin of a soccer player killed in a suicide bombing on Saturday in Najaf, 100 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq. Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the attack. Anmar Khalil AP
Mourners carry the flag-draped coffin of a soccer player killed in a suicide bombing on Saturday in Najaf, 100 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq. Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the attack. Anmar Khalil AP

Thomas Friedman in Iraq: When the necessary is impossible

March 30, 2016 02:17 PM

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