The U.S. shouldn't beg Iran to act on Iraq and Syria
It's in Tehran's own interests to rethink its support for Syria's Assad and Iraq's Maliki, authors of political disasters that could decisively undermine Iran's own security.
Military success in Iraq by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has concentrated the minds of political leaders in Washington and Tehran. Neither the United States nor Iran wishes to see ISIS or any Al-Qaida franchise prosper or even exist in Iraq. Neither Washington nor Tehran wishes to see Iraq splinter into multiple entities. U.S. President Barack Obama and his administration want a stable Iraq to...
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