Does Basra Reflect a Defining Moment in War? The Iraqi government has faced a severe backlash in its attempt to crack down on Shiite militias. Tufts University Professor Vali Nasr analyzes what this development might mean for the U.S. role in Iraq.
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Does Basra Reflect a Defining Moment in War?

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Does Basra Reflect a Defining Moment in War?

Does Basra Reflect a Defining Moment in War?

Does Basra Reflect a Defining Moment in War?

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The Iraqi government has faced a severe backlash in its attempt to crack down on Shiite militias. Tufts University Professor Vali Nasr tells Liane Hansen what this development might mean for the U.S. role in Iraq.