Maliki’s Aproach to Sunni Militias — Politics as War By Other Means



DENVER — Despite optimistic forecasts with Ken Pollack and Michael O’Hanlon in their latest Foreign Affairs piece, Stephen Biddle seems to be parting ways and concluding that Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s government has no intention of folding in the Sunni Awakening Councils into the Iraqi military.

TRAVEL SCHEDULE for <em>The Washington Note</em> and New America Foundation Team



August 24 – 29 (Sunday-Friday) Denver — Democratic National Convention Steve Clemons, Sameer Lalwani, Brian Till, Daniel Levy, Rebecca Abou-Chedid, Steve Coll (only August 26-27) August 29 – September 1 (Friday – Monday) Boston — American Political Science Association Annual Meeting Steve Clemons September 1 – September 4 (Monday – Thursday) Minneapolis/St.