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"Jaysh al-Tariqa al-Naqshbandia (JRTN) emerged as reactionary force protecting Naqshbandis in Iraq from the oppression they were facing in the hands of insurgent groups. With Sufi ideology, JRTN oppose AQI tactics targeting Sunnis and Iraqis. JRTN was established in December 2006 following the execution of Saddam Hussein." From TRAC

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