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Leaving a crisis behind in Iraq
December 14, 2011 by The IRC
|Photo: Jessica Malter/IRC|
As the U.S. government withdraws its troops from Iraq, it leaves behind a major crisis in the region—with three million Iraqis displaced and desperate and tens of thousands of others in danger because they worked for the U.S. military. In a statement released today, the International Rescue Committee said that U.S. and coalition governments have a responsibility to help the most vulnerable.