Dearborn Imam Calls For US Action In Iraq

June 19, 2014

The escalating clash between the brutal group calling itself the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and forces controlled by the government in Baghdad is reaching all the way to Dearborn, Michigan. Iraqi expatriates and refugees often pass through the Karbala Islamic Education Center in Dearborn. The Director of the Center – Imam Hasham al Hussainy -- knows the violence in Iraq well. He was once under a death sentence passed by Saddam Hussein. He tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter his family members in Iraq, and many people at the Karbala Center, lay the blame for the current carnage at the feet of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki…