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Iran's Influence on Iraq

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Iran's Influence on Iraq

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Iran's Influence on Iraq

Iran's Influence on Iraq

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For as long as U.S. forces have been in Iraq, U.S. officials have worried about interference from neighboring Iran. There have been charges that Iran is slipping armed groups and intelligence agents across the border. The view from Iran is very different: Iranian officials and analysts say they too want a stable Iraq.

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