David Nona, chairman of the Chaldean Federation of America, says:

It is very ironic that the last legacy of this war in Iraq, which was intended to change hearts and minds in the Arab and Islamic world toward the West is bringing about the extinction of one of the oldest Christian communities in the world.

There were 1.2 million Christians in Iraq before the war. There are now only about 500,000.

CNN Story: For Iraqi Christians, fear is knocking – CNN.com

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