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Russia eclipsing America in Middle East, jets arrive in Iraq

“I have become a symbol of the possibility of America returning to our best traditions.” — Barack Obama

In reports published by both The New York Times and The Atlantic Wire on June 29, 2014, the Iraqis have grown weary of waiting on a promised delivery of American fighter aircraft.  In what many consider the further waning of the United States as a prime mover and shaker, especially in the Middle East, the Russians are capably filling the void.

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