08 September 2014
Reinforcing failure - the situation in Iraq
Opinion Piece written by Andrew Wilkie and published in the the Mercury newspaper on 6 September 2014
There is no doubt that the situation on the ground in Iraq is dire. To quote Amnesty International, "the Islamic State (IS) is carrying out despicable crimes and has transformed rural areas of Sinjar into blood-soaked killing fields in its brutal campaign to obliterate all trace of non-Arabs and non-Sunni Muslims".