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U.S.-Allied Sunni Groups Struggle Under Iraqi Control

News & Features Corey Flintoff · ·
Iraqis in the northeastern town of Baqouba protest the arrest of a member of the Sahwa, or Awakening movement (also known as the Sons of Iraq) and a Sunni Muslim member of the Provincial Council, in May. The Sahwa, or Sunni militias, joined U.S. troops in the fight against al-Qaida in Iraq in 2007. Now, members face tough times.