"...So the United States, together with Iraq’s neighbors, must press Mr. Maliki to resign so he can be replaced with a more conciliatory figure.Last week, Iraq experienced the most serious escalation of violence since 2006, when it slid into civil war. Now it risks being sucked into a catastrophic vortex of regional violence centered on Syria.
Getting Iran, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey to cooperate with the United States on a new political bargain there, with Mr. Maliki out of the picture, won’t be easy, but it’s essential to save Iraq. ..."
Friday, May 3, 2013
NYTimes: 'The US, Saudi Arabia, Qatar & Turkey are key to PREVENT civil war in Iraq' ...( just as they're doing in Syria!)
Posted by G, M, Z, or B at 11:51 AM