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iraqi prime minister harder all the body just over a month ago visiting washington to much fanfare as the moderate shiite who would end iraq's sectarian strife and lead the battle against the sunni militants of islamic state a month later outwardly the obama white house still supports them but privately admit setbacks like isis retaking ramadi that it's changing , reuters is learning that many obama officials worry about he lacks the power to bridge iraq's violent suni shiite divide , one major problem the weakness of the iraqi military which melted away as soon as islamic state attack to mainly suny ramadi that metallica is on the story goes prime minister has called in , shiite militia , some of whom have been accused of atrocities in other parts of the military camp , cern at this stage is that , the involvement of the shiite militia some of whom are , backed by funded by iran could lead to a sectarian bloodbath about himself is a shiite just like former prime minister nouri al maliki who lost the confidence of iraqi sunnis and was forced to step down president obama sees a body is more of a unifier just pushed him to include sudanese at top levels in both his government and the military but a body faces stiff resistance from within his own sacked , although this is something he has made progress on or sought to make progress on , but has been blocked , by , within his own government and as islamic state pushes ever closer to the capital taking some territory east of ramadi thursday a body may be running out of time to show he is the man to bridge iraq's divide