Iraqi ex-leader Maliki faces prosecution for losing Mosul to ISIS

There's a lot of talk in the U.S. presidential race about who's to blame for the rise of Islamic State, but in Iraq, the finger is being pointed at former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. On Monday, Iraq's parliament voted to refer to government prosecutors a damning report blaming Maliki and about 30 other politicians and generals for losing Mosul, Iraq's second city, and a third of Iraq to ISIS in June 2014.

Several military commanders have accused Maliki of giving the order to...

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