October 23, 2011
U.S. Pullout May Leave Iraq in Iran's Hands
Nicole Gaouette, Bloomberg
They will leave behind a U.S. presence in the form of the world's largest embassy, without a large military force’s protection, intelligence, supply chain and transportation. Diplomats will encourage peace and development in a largely Shiite Muslim Iraq that is divided by ethnic and religious tensions and sits on the fault line between Persian Shiite Iran and the Sunni Arab world.
TAGGED: United States, Iran, Iraq