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Foreign Policy Expert Urges Splitting Iraq

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Foreign Policy Expert Urges Splitting Iraq

Foreign Policy Expert Urges Splitting Iraq

Foreign Policy Expert Urges Splitting Iraq

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Leslie H. Gelb, president emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations, and columnist for The New York Times, about Gelb's op/ed piece in Tuesday's paper that suggests that a unified democratic Iraq may be an impossible dream. Gelb offers the alternative of splitting the nation into three states, one controlled by the Kurds in the North, another controlled by the Shiites in the South, and a centrally located state controlled by Sunnis.

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