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Vivian Salama

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Reporter for NBC News. Formerly AP White House reporter/Baghdad bureau chief. Previous posts include Iraq/UAE/Egypt/Pakistan/IsPal/NYC/RI.

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Iraq seems to be growing even more fragmented ahead of national elections in May, with Iranian influence set to grow and Sunnis forced to fend for themselves. This as the US scales down it’s own mission in Iraq, shifting some resources to Afghanistan  https://apnews.com/d6623ae466464366a9491d108e59f351 
Hours before Sunday's closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics, the IOC ruled that the 160-plus Russian delegation — participating under the neutral "Olympic Athletes from Russia" logo — could not march in the closing ceremony under its own flag.  https://apnews.com/2945fb90efa1472bb840c4f7d2ed18a6 
China proposes removing 2-term limit for president — this is quite significant and will pose a test for the Trump administration which has taken issue w/some of Xi’s economic policies but avoids schooling (most) nations on their domestic affairs  https://apnews.com/ff8eda0540e5463ab595e6559ef52948 
RT @AP: UN Security Council unanimously approves a resolution demanding a 30-day humanitarian cease-fire in Syria "without… https://t.co/6wTuuicI5z
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