Iran’s Activities and Influence in Iraq

30 11 2009

URL: http://opencrs.com/document/RS22323/. Source: Congressional Research Service.

With a conventional military and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) threat from Saddam Husseins regime removed, Iran seeks to ensure that Iraq can never again become a threat to Iran, either with or without U.S. forces present in Iraq. Some believe that Irans intentions go well beyond achieving Iraqs neutrality that Iran wants to try to harness Iraq to Irans broader regional policy goals and to help Iran defend against international criticism of Irans nuclear program.

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