Laid-off Iraqi fighters demand jobs - or else

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Already, cracks are appearing in what one senior official describes as the central plank of the US counterinsurgency strategy. Hundreds of Sunni guards abandoned their posts for weeks last month in the Diyala provincial capital, Baqouba, demanding the replacement of a provincial police chief they regarded as sectarian. Errant US airstrikes, which have killed a number fighters, prompted a similar walkout in Jurf al-Sakhar.

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