Iraq threatened by Al Qaeda when Obama fails to negotiate a status of forces agreement?
Hillary Clinton said Thursday that what's happening in Iraq is "a dreadful, deteriorating situation" and that she's been surprised by the effectiveness of the al-Qaida-inspired group that has captured major cities there.
Clinton, the former secretary of state and potential 2016 presidential contender, weighed in on the group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, which led this week's seizure of key Sunni-dominated territory in Iraq.
The Islamic State, which has also taken control of much of northeastern Syria with the hope of establishing an Islamic state that would straddle the two countries, has vowed to march to Baghdad, raising concerns about Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's ability to maintain control.
Speaking during a wide-ranging interview focused on foreign policy at an event held by the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Clinton said she "could not have predicted" how effective the group has been at "seizing cities in Iraq and trying to erase boundaries to create an Islamic state
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