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April 1, 2006  

Iraq faces the risk of warlordism that Afghanistan went through for a period.

If warlords cared about etymological niceties, they might be the first to decry the mutation of their evocative title into a bland bureacratic “ism.” These guys aren’t political theorists; they’re the commanders of the roughest gangs of local tough guys and the modern incarnation of feudal lords.

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