“We will not allow you to interfere in the political affairs of Iraq and do not accept the imposition of names [by the United States] for the prime minister…If you impose any name on us, then I will overthrow his government within two months.”Kosar Nawzad, “Iran-backed milita leader: 'I will overthrow' any US-imposed Iraqi PM,” Kurdistan 24, August 9, 2018, http://www.kurdistan24.net/en/news/13ab70dd-78d6-4c3f-8be6-fc009eeac98a.
Hadi al-Amiri, Badr Organization leader, August 2018
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
On September 17, 2019, a suicide bomber on a motorcycle detonated outside a Presidential rally in Charikar, Afghanistan, killing at least 26 people and injuring another 30. Later, a suicide bomber detonated outside the Ministry of Defense in Kabul, killing 22 and wounding 38 others. The Taliban claimed responsibility for both attacks.
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