Thursday, November 3, 2011
U.S. Iraq Withdrawal a Gift to Iran? No, the U.S. Iraq Invasion Was the Gift to Iran
Time’s Global Spin by Tony Karon
The prime security threat to Iran from Iraq would be the presence of U.S. forces. But they're leaving, thanks in no small part to the opposition of Iran-allied Shi'ite political parties. So why would Iran want to go and jeopardize those gains? It makes little sense for Iran to start a new war in Iraq when they're arguably winning the peace.
Posted by Michele Kearney at 1:35 PM