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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Lukman Faily
A bloody resurgence of al Qaeda in Iraq is prompting Baghdad to ask the United States for more weapons, training and manpower, two years after pushing American troops out of the country.
A resurgent al Qaeda is trying to push Iraq toward a civil war, Iraq's ambassador to the United States said on Wednesday.
"Boots on the ground"
Mr. Faily said that could include everything from speeding up the delivery of U.S. aircraft, missiles, interceptors and other weapons to improving national intelligence systems.