Baghdad Loses Loyal Tribes To Militants


Baghdad Loses Loyal Tribes To Militants
BY MATT BRADLEY AND ALI A. NABHAN
The Wall Street Journal Europe
Jun 26 2014

BAGHDAD—Early on Sunday afternoon, Saad Al Saleh and a handful of other Sunni tribal leaders gathered in the town of Al Alam and made a painful decision: They would hand over their weapons and surrender to the Islamist insurgents who had surrounded…read more…

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