Pro-Iranian militias in Iraq lead mob attacks on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad following US strikes

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Iran tries to change narrative in Iraq as US faces key decisions following airstrike escalation
by Yaakov Lappin
December 31, 2019

As events unfold rapidly in Iraq, one emerging trend is already clear: Iran is seeking to exploit events to change the anti-Iranian narrative in Iraq and to punish America at the same time for its airstrikes. On Monday, the U.S. Air Force launched attacks on multiple bases of the Iranian-backed Kataib Hezbollah Shi’ite militia in Iraq and Syria, killing dozens of people. The airstrikes came in retaliation for a rocket attack on Saturday launched by the militia on a U.S. base in northern Iraq, killing an American contractor. READ MORE

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