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Michael Knights

Michael Knights is a Boston-based senior fellow of The Washington Institute, specializing in the military and security affairs of Iraq, Iran, and the Persian Gulf states.

14 August 2019 05:11 PM

Iran-backed militias are threatening public safety in Iraq

On August 12, a large militia ammunition dump caught fire in southern Baghdad, sending rockets careening across the skies over the capital.