Trudy Rubin: How Iraq could become a Mideast anchor, not a 'forever war'

The Mideast story with the most potential to change the region for the better is getting insufficient attention.I’m not referring to the U.S.-brokered deals between Israel and two Gulf states, but rather to current developments inside Iraq, where a highly unusual Iraqi prime minister (a longtime human-rights activist) is fighting to normalize his country.The odds facing Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi are stiff, with Iranian-backed militias challenging his efforts, his followers, and his life. Yet there is real hope for positive change in Iraq, in large part because of Kadhimi’s courage.“For…

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