Iraq “Not an Iranian Vassal State”

By Aaron Majid, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.

These days, Tehran is having trouble getting what it wants from its neighbor—a development Washington can encourage by backing off.

It almost goes without saying these days that Iran dominates its western neighbor. On April 27, for example, Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed tweeted that Iran’s regime “controls” Iraq.

Now-U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton once compared Tehran’s grip on Iraq to the Soviet Union’s stranglehold over Eastern Europe during the late 1940s.

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2 Responses to Iraq “Not an Iranian Vassal State”

  1. Lafta Ahmad Shadhan 29th May 2019 at 10:33 #

    I have been following Iraqi news mainly through Iraq Business News for more than 10 years

  2. Lafta Ahmad Shadhan 31st May 2019 at 07:34 #

    YES