Not just business as usual, Iraq on verge of civil war

By Paul McGeough
July 13 2013 - 3:00am

Like static behind the rolling thunder of reports of violence and crises elsewhere in the Middle East, accounts from Baghdad of a marked rise in sectarian killing get relegated to the inside pages. But this belies a disturbing reality - far from being more of the same, these reports show the Iraqi cauldron is on the boil again.