August 18, 2014

If We Must Work with Iran v. ISIS, So Be It

Malcolm Rifkind, Daily Telegraph

The Associated Press

As the lessons of history clearly show, distasteful temporary alliances can be the best option.

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TAGGED: Iran, ISIS, Iraq, United Kingdom


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Why We're Protesting Gaza, Not Iraq
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UKIP Exits Right, Pursued by Boris
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In U.S. & UK, No Easy Immigration Answer
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