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The Changing Face of Al Qaida in Anbar

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The Changing Face of Al Qaida in Anbar

Iraq

The Changing Face of Al Qaida in Anbar

The Changing Face of Al Qaida in Anbar

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Al Qaida in Iraq once held sway in Anbar Province, the vast Sunni region west of Baghdad. Now the terrorist group is smaller in numbers, with more homegrown fighters. And it is operating in smaller pockets in the remote desert areas north of the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah.

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