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|Reports of the setting-up of U.S.-backed Sunni militias have brought new uncertainty to deepening chaos within Iraq.
Some Sunni leaders from the troubled al-Anbar province west of Baghdad recently met away from their tribes to set up new militias, according to local reports.
These new armed groups have received early praise from Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and U.S. officials.
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