Iraqi Official Urges U.S. Talks with Iran Iraq National Security Adviser Dr. Mowaffak al-Rubaie says Iran is meddling in Iraq's affairs and setting up a proxy war in his country. But Rubaie, in Washington, D.C., this week, is warning U.S. officials about the danger of attacking Iran directly.
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Iraqi Official Urges U.S. Talks with Iran

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Iraqi Official Urges U.S. Talks with Iran

Iraqi Official Urges U.S. Talks with Iran

Iraqi Official Urges U.S. Talks with Iran

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Iraq National Security Adviser Dr. Mowaffak al-Rubaie says Iran is meddling in Iraq's affairs and setting up a proxy war in his country.

But Rubaie, in Washington, D.C., this week, is warning U.S. officials about the danger of attacking Iran directly.

He says that would be a fatal mistake that would draw the whole region into instability, and he urges, instead, that the U.S. seriously engage with Iran.

Rubaie talks with Robert Siegel.