Mustafa Kamil Shibib, a leader of the U.S.-sponsored Sunni Awakening movement, or Sahwa, stands in the lawn where in 2007 he made a deal with Gen. David Petraeus to join U.S. forces in fighting al Qaida in Iraq.
Mustafa Kamil Shibib, a leader of the U.S.-sponsored Sunni Awakening movement, or Sahwa, stands in the lawn where in 2007 he made a deal with Gen. David Petraeus to join U.S. forces in fighting al Qaida in Iraq. Shashank Bengali / MCT
Mustafa Kamil Shibib, a leader of the U.S.-sponsored Sunni Awakening movement, or Sahwa, stands in the lawn where in 2007 he made a deal with Gen. David Petraeus to join U.S. forces in fighting al Qaida in Iraq. Shashank Bengali / MCT

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