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Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki answers reporters' questions during a news conference with U.S. President Barack Obama in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the White House  December 12, 2011 in Washington, DC.
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011

Open quoteMaliki is a Maliki-ist. His religion is the church of survivability. Close quote

  • analyst at the Institute for the Study of War in Washington, referring to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, who has moved swiftly to consolidate power in advance of the U.S. military withdrawal
Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images | Source: NY Times