The Case for Aiding Anbar, ISIS-Controlled Iraqi Province

A picture taken through a hole in a wall on June 24, 2014 in the city of Ramadi in the Anbar province, shows buildings that were damaged during fighting between government forces including fighters of the Sunni anti-Al-Qaeda militia Sahwa (Awakening) and anti-government militants, including those from the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). (AFP/Getty Images)
A picture taken through a hole in a wall on June 24, 2014 in the city of Ramadi in the Anbar province, shows buildings that were damaged during fighting between government forces including fighters of the Sunni anti-Al-Qaeda militia Sahwa (Awakening) and anti-government militants, including those from the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). (AFP/Getty Images)

I ran into some Anbaris in Washington this week. All of them have lost friends or relatives in the fight against Islamist extremism in one...

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