June 19, 2014
How Arab Backers of Syrian Rebels See Iraq
Marc Lynch, Washington Post
The Associated Press
As the Obama administration debates whether and how to intervene in Iraq’s rapidly unfolding crisis, many advocates of intervention have argued that action in Iraq should be matched by action in Syria. Should the United States actually intervene militarily in support of the Iraqi government, however, it should know that it will be on the opposite side of many of the Arab networks that support the Syrian uprising.
TAGGED: Iraq, Syria, Arabs